Psychology & Psychiatry

Face up to eating disorders, and seek help

A new study has found young people are leaving it 'too late' to seek help for eating disorders, citing fear of losing control over their eating or weight, denial, and failure to perceive the severity of the illness as reasons ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Why it's time to talk about advance directives

Much of the global conversation around the COVID-19 pandemic has revolved around how to prevent the spread of the virus. But along with staying home, maintaining social distance and washing hands, it's important to also be ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A quick pivot turns an infectious disease class into timely education

Biologist David Roos studied influenza as a grad student, and he typically kicks off his advanced course on infectious disease biology with a focus on that virus. That's how he began this semester, too, with plans to also ...

Medical research

Researchers develop new database of druggable fusion targets

When sections from two separate genes merge due to various factors, such as translocation or splicing, the hybrid that is formed is called a gene fusion. In recent years, it has been discovered that these fusion events play ...

Pediatrics

Make a plan for gardening next spring with your kids

Are you still having a hard time getting your kids to eat their fruits and vegetables? Studies, including one in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, show that a successful solution is to grow your own.

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