Psychology & Psychiatry

How 'weight bias' is harming us all

People who live in large bodies find themselves the target of fat-phobic and body shaming messages on a daily basis.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study finds that aging can make it more difficult to swallow

As adults age, they all experience a natural loss of muscle mass and function. A new study finds that as the loss of muscle and function in the throat occurs it becomes more difficult for efficient constriction to occur while ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bovine tuberculosis shows genetic diversity throughout Africa

Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis that affects cattle as well as other animals and humans. Now, by combining genotyping M. bovis samples from cows across African countries, researchers ...


Routine antenatal HIV testing cost-effective

(HealthDay)—Routine HIV testing is both cost-effective and cost-saving in antenatal settings, according to a review published online March 2 in the Journal of Clinical Nursing.


The effect of the economic crisis on birth outcome in Spain

The unprecedented post-war European economic crisis which began in 2007 and the resulting fiscal austerity policies are generally considered to have had a negative impact on public health. A study published in the Annals ...

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