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The elective courses are offered through various Health Science Center colleges at the University of Florida and are administered entirely online during a given semester. The courses focus on specialty […]

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More frequent mammograms suggested for overweight women

January 12, 2018

Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms, new research suggests. Women with a higher body mass index can be at a heightened risk of not having their breast tumor detected until it has grown...

Pinterest often a home for fake medical news

January 16, 2018

While scrolling through the popular website Pinterest, you’re likely to find a number of home remedies for various illnesses. They may be juices said to cure bladder infections or potions purported...

Taste, smell preferences converge longer couples are together

January 15, 2018

Love may not stop newlyweds from occasionally sneering at the food a husband or wife puts on the dinner plate. One partner’s delicacy is often another’s pile of dreadful slop. But take a good look...

Using ‘magic mushrooms’ to treat depression

January 11, 2018

A psychoactive compound found in mushrooms might reset the brains of people diagnosed with treatment-resistant depression. So says a team of researchers from Imperial College London. Researchers...

When vegetables are affordable, people eat more of them

January 10, 2018

When good food costs less, people will make healthier choices. That’s the message from a recent study that found the price of healthier foods plays a significant role in Americans’ eating habits....