Other

Do big food companies control nutrition research?

Corporations cozying up to researchers create massive conflicts of interest. It's an old story when the villain is a pharmaceutical company. But food companies need to make money too, and what better way than funding and ...

Jun 23, 2015
popularity38 comments 0

Ethicists propose solution for US organ shortage crisis

The United States has a serious shortage of organs for transplants, resulting in unnecessary deaths every day. However, a fairly simple and ethical change in policy would greatly expand the nation's organ pool while respecting ...

May 11, 2015
popularity21 comments 1

Cochlea model reveals inner workings of the ear

PhD student Mohammad Ayat's research involved developing a model of the cochlea, a snail-shaped chamber in the human ear, focused on the cochlear microphonic (CM)—an electrical signal generated inside the cochlea in response ...

May 13, 2015
popularity4 comments 0

Cigna rejects Anthem's latest merger deal

Cigna said Sunday it had rejected a multibillion-dollar buyout deal from rival health care giant Anthem, saying it was "deeply disappointed" in the group's actions.

Jun 22, 2015
popularity9 comments 0

Reflection in medical education can lead to less burn-out

Drawing on its Jesuit Catholic heritage, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine has long understood the importance of reflection in medical education as a key element in physician formation. With physician burnout ...

Jun 02, 2015
popularity21 comments 0

Moderate costs incurred by living kidney donors

(HealthDay)—Living kidney donors (LKDs) incur moderate costs related to the completion of donation evaluation, according to a study published online May 5 in the American Journal of Transplantation.

May 12, 2015
popularity3 comments 0