Black people more likely to die from asthma than any other race

Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Racial, environmental and economic problems continue to widen disparities in negative asthma outcomes for people in the U.S. -- with black being more likely...

AI identifies precancerous cervix better than human experts, report says

Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A new artificial intelligence method could be key for future diagnosis of cervical cancer. The algorithm, developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute, was...

Most stroke survivors are in good mental health, study says

Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Two-thirds of people who've suffered strokes have good mental health, even after their negative health event, a new study says. The study participants didn't have...

Treating multiple chronic diseases increases cost of each ailment, study says

Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The cost of treating a person with two or more non-communicable diseases, or comorbidities, is more expensive than treating the same diseases individually, a...

Cellular energy route finding may improve understanding of aging, chronic disease

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Scientists have found a cellular route for energy that could shed more light on how humans age and develop chronic diseases. Researchers from the Washington...

Cerebral small vessel disease, hypertension increase cognitive impairment risk

Jan. 4 (UPI) -- High blood pressure, in combination with periventricular white matter hyperintensities progression, could bring on cognitive impairment, even with medication to lower blood pressure, a...

Study: Half of people who think they have allergies are wrong

Jan. 4 (UPI) -- When it comes to food allergies, Americans are more worried than they need to be, a new study says. Over 10 percent of the 40,443...

Some with schizophrenia have similar brain function to healthy people

Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The brains of healthy people may be similar to those of people with schizophrenia, a study says. A study of 179 people -- 109 with...

Gut immune cells reduce multiple sclerosis inflammation in study

Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The human intestine may contain key immune cells that decrease brain inflammation in people with multiple sclerosis, a study says. Researchers from the University of...

Researchers home in on better treatment options for adults with autism

Jan. 2 (UPI) -- While researchers say the key social cognitive theories of treating autism hold true for adults, a new study suggests a more broad approach could...

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