Harnessing human evolution to advance precision medicine

Humans are still evolving, and Tatum Simonson, Ph.D., founder and co-director of the Center for Physiological Genomics of Low Oxygen at University of California School of Medicine, plans to use evolution to improve health ...

Sleep disorders

Can 'colored noise' really improve our sleep?

One in four people suffer from some kind of sleep disorder—insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, hypersomnia, restless legs syndrome. And for a quarter of them, there is no effective, long-term solution. It is a public health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using AI to identify high risk patients with asthma and COPD

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are two of the most common lung diseases worldwide, and exacerbation of these conditions can negatively impact health and increase health care costs. A new study shows ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Alcohol abuse increases sensitivity of coronavirus infection

Lung airway cells of people with alcohol use disorder developed "enhanced inflammation" three days after being infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a new study from Emory University School ...

Sleep disorders

How can I get some sleep? Which treatments actually work?

Do you have difficulty falling asleep? Do you stay awake for a long time at night? Do these sleep problems make you feel fatigued, strung-out, or exhausted during the day? Has this been happening for months?

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