Becoming a doctor in America is very difficult.
To begin with, you attend a four-year university and graduate with a degree.
The governor of the Minas Gerais State in southeastern Brazil declared a public health emergency on Friday over an outbreak of yellow fever that appears to have killed at least 10 people so far and led to reports of more than 100 suspected cases of the disease.
New study examines the role of a brain area called the anterior superior temporal sulcus (aSTS) in forgiving those who make unintentional mistakes.
A mother contemplates how she does her food shopping amid shortages and high inflation in Venezuela: Whatever is cheapest in the season is what her children eat, substituting one thing for another and in much smaller portions than before.
According to data in the report, eight women died in childbirth in 2016, less than the eleven who died in 2015, the total number of births in the country, which was down from 48,926 in 2015 to 47,049 in 2016
Elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older than their chronological age by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary.
Work-hard, play-hard culture may put elite athletes at higher risk of substance abuse.
Social isolation is a growing public health concern. In recent years, research has linked social isolation to an increased risk of mortality, and a new study investigates the impact of social media use on perceived social isolation.
Chemical recalibration of brain cells during sleep is crucial for learning, and sleeping pills may sabotage it.
When we eat may be important to consider, in addition to what we eat.
Chronic pain affects millions of people in the United States, and it can severely interfere with everyday functioning. However, recent research suggests a new treatment strategy for the condition: shared reading.
A female brain's resident immune cells are more active in regions involved in pain processing relative to males, according to a recent study.
Biologists have identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the gut. Their findings in animal models could have implications for future pharmaceutical development.
After a night out, you've had a little too much to drink, and all you want is a slice of pizza or a kebab before you go back home to pass out. Here´s why.
Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings.
New research may have found a way to inhibit preterm labor by using a synthetic substance derived from ants, which looks and behaves a lot like oxytocin.
Challenge-based intervention may be effective in reducing the severity of autism symptoms.
A new article shows increased rates of deaths worldwide from prescription opioids as high as 550 percent depending on country and time-period.
In the research, a potent combination of technologies was able to regenerate the skull bone with supporting blood vessels in just the discrete area needed without developing scar tissue.
A new supplemental issue of the journal The Gerontologist presents the findings of the largest national survey to date focused on the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
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