Tag Archives: Research

Black Americans Under-treated for Pain Due to False Beliefs: Study

Black Americans Under-treated for Pain Due to False Beliefs: Study

  Miami, United States – Half of white US medical students harbor false beliefs about the biology of African-American people, and these misconceptions could explain why blacks are routinely under-treated for ...

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In US, Rich May Outlive Poor by Nearly 15 Years: Study

In US, Rich May Outlive Poor by Nearly 15 Years: Study

  Miami, United States – The richest Americans tend to outlive the poorest by almost 15 years, and that gap has grown since 2001, said a major study of income and ...

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Rio’s Zika Outbreak Matches Asian Virus: Study

Rio’s Zika Outbreak Matches Asian Virus: Study

  Miami, United States – The mosquito-borne Zika virus behind last year’s outbreak in Rio de Janeiro closely resembles another strain from Asia and may have been introduced by Pacific Island ...

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Cheap Tire Innovation Could Boost Zika Control

Cheap Tire Innovation Could Boost Zika Control

  Ottawa, Canada – Researchers said they have found a way to fashion a cheap mosquito trap out of old tires that can collect thousands of eggs that may carry the ...

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Cholesterol Drug Fails to Improve Heart Health: Study

Cholesterol Drug Fails to Improve Heart Health: Study

  Washington, United States – An experimental drug that greatly increases levels of “good” cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found, leaving researchers shocked and disappointed. ...

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Major Study Confirms Moms’ Smoking Changes Fetal DNA

Major Study Confirms Moms’ Smoking Changes Fetal DNA

  Miami, United States – Women who smoke while pregnant may harm their babies by chemically altering the DNA of the developing fetus, a major study including more than 6,000 women ...

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