Cardiology

Addressing global disparities in blood pressure control

A recent study published in Cardiovascular Research explored reasons behind global disparities in blood pressure control, noting that region-specific solutions are needed to address this worldwide health crisis. The study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hispanic Americans' suicide rates are rising

Suicide is a major public health issue for all Americans, but new research suggests it is a particularly pressing problem for Hispanics.

Medical research

Gut bacteria mine dietary fiber to release beneficial nutrients

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis demonstrates that certain human gut microbes can mine dietary fiber to extract nutrients that otherwise would remain inaccessible to the human body. The ...

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