Tired T Cells

In a bid to better understand the gene expression patterns that control T cell activity, researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology mapped genome-wide changes in chromatin acces...

Two Eyes, One Surgery

Simultaneous Bilateral Cataract Surgery (SBCS) lets patients have cataract surgery on both eyes, on the same day. But this procedure sparks debate in the professional community. While frequently perf...

Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB

A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to potentially aid in the treatment of tuberculosis and may slow the evolution ...

Pain Free Blood Glucose Monitoring Device Developed

SPRINGFIELD, MA… Western New England University professors Dr. Ronny Priefer and Dr. Michael Rust have developed a hand-held breathalyzer that allows individuals to painlessly check their blood gluco...

Get the Skinny on Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Even with a year of healthy habits under your belt, it’s easy to let the holiday season tip the scales. But don’t let those parties, extra trays of cookies floating around, and massive holidays feast...

Probiotics: Common Myths and Shocking Truths

With all the attention paid to health and wellness these days, it’s no wonder that probiotics are such a hot topic. Probiotics support digestive health and strong immunity (70 percent of our immune s...