Weight training and aerobics lower early death risk, study finds

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Women’s health got worse in 2021, global survey finds

In 2020, the medical technology company Hologic launched a global survey in partnership with Gallup to assess how well women’s health needs were being met. Countries were scored based on…

Research finds skin location and type determine risk of disease such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis — ScienceDaily

Two new UC Davis Health studies explored how differences in skin composition may lead to dermatological conditions, such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. “Skin does not have a uniform composition…

Did my computer say it best? Research finds trust in algorithmic advice can blind us to mistakes — ScienceDaily

With autocorrect and auto-generated email responses, algorithms offer plenty of assistance to help people express themselves. But new research from the University of Georgia shows people who rely on algorithms…

Biologic drug is ‘highly effective’ in reducing symptoms, study finds — ScienceDaily

The first study to treat moderate-to-severe eczema in infants and children 6 months to 5 years old with a biologic drug (monoclonal antibody) rather than immune-suppressing medications shows the drug…

New test can ID patients at risk of severe COVID-19, study finds — ScienceDaily

A genomic test being developed by a Charlottesville, Va., company can predict a patient’s risk of developing severe COVID-19, new research from UVA Health suggests. That information could help doctors…

Study finds key differences in COVID-19 vaccination rates by race, ethnicity and borough at NYC schools

For the more than 1 million children attending New York City public schools, the likelihood of receiving COVID-19 vaccines depended on their race and ethnicity, and the borough in which…

Cowbird chicks do best with two warbler nest mates — not four, not zero, study finds — ScienceDaily

Brown-headed cowbirds are generalist brood parasites, laying their eggs in the nests of many other bird species and letting the host parents raise their young. A new study seeks to…

Forehead thermometers may be less accurate at detecting fevers in Black people, study finds

Temporal thermometers grew in popularity during the pandemic, and this isn’t the first time that a medical tool important for evaluating Covid-19 patients has been found to not work as…

Nearly 1 in 4 young adults in US treated for mental health during pandemic, CDC survey finds

Nearly 22% of adults got mental health treatment in 2021, up from about 19% in 2019. This jump is probably due to a combination of increased need and better access…