Cardiology

High blood pressure affects young, healthy medical students

Almost two-thirds of medical students had above-normal blood pressure and were more than twice as likely to experience clinically high blood pressure compared to the general public, according to a study presented at the American ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Modifiable risk factors contribute to gout

Elevated urate in the blood (hyperuricemia) is a precursor of gout, which is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis worldwide. A study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology that included 14,624 U.S. adults found that ...

HIV & AIDS

Addressing causes of mortality in Zambia

Despite the fact that people in sub-Saharan Africa are now living longer than they did two decades ago, their average life expectancy remains below that of the rest of the world population. A new study looked into the importance ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Improving mental health in rainbow communities

Research from Victoria University of Wellington has helped create a new resource to address the high rate of mental health difficulties faced by New Zealand's rainbow communities.

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