Medical research

Solving the mystery of defective embryos

It's the dream of many infertile couples: to have a baby. Tens of thousands of children are born by in vitro fertilization, or IVF, a technique commonly used when nature doesn't take its course. However, embryos obtained ...

Health

AMA, AHA support refresher training for measuring blood pressure

(HealthDay)—Health care professionals (HCPs) should receive consistent and frequent training in measuring blood pressure (BP), according to a report prepared for the American Medical Association and the American Heart Association ...

Diabetes

Food assistance may help older adults adhere to diabetes meds

(HealthDay)—Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) may reduce the number of low-income older adults with diabetes forgoing medications because of cost, according to a study published online ...

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