Health

Want to reduce stroke risk? Sit less. Move more. Do chores.

Imagine watching "The Batman" movie back-to-back four times every day or driving a whopping 390 miles each way on a daily commute. Either uncomfortable choice will take about 12 hours—or the same amount of time most Americans ...

Medical research

Doxycycline after unprotected sex significantly reduced STIs

A significant proportion of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs)—gonorrhea, chlamydia or syphilis—were prevented with a dose of doxycycline after unprotected sex, according to preliminary results of a clinical ...

Cardiology

Researchers find new strategy for preventing clogged arteries

Revving up a process that slows down as we age may protect against atherosclerosis, a major cause of heart attacks and strokes. In findings published online today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ketone bodies reduce markers of asthma in obese mice

More than half of people with asthma are obese. These individuals do not respond well to standard therapies, but new research out of the Vermont Lung Center holds promise for improving asthma treatments for this population. ...

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