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Therapy dogs aren’t always the answer to help children with autism

Some children with autism spectrum disorder struggle with anxiety or have difficulty communicating in certain social situations. To help alleviate those struggles, researchers have studied various interventions, including therapy dogs,

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High-tech lab aids testing for monkeypox, other diseases

Nigeria’s Oligo synthesizer laboratory, the first in West Africa, could be a game changer in tackling emerging and re-emerging diseases in the region if harnessed to its full potential, laboratory

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What if some stress actually protects your body?

Stress has been linked to all sorts of serious health issues, from insomnia to high blood pressure, obesity and even heart disease. But it’s generally acknowledged that some stress can

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Lower cancer screening rates differ by region, tied to social vulnerability

Populations in U.S. counties defined as more vulnerable based on social factors including socioeconomic status and racial/ethnic minority status were significantly less likely to receive timely breast, cervical, and colorectal

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Investigating heart disease mortality in Asian American populations

Mortality rates for ischemic heart disease varied more between different Asian American populations than had been previously reported. “Ischemic heart disease deaths are preventable. The implication is that we need

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Isolating the molecules that trigger emphysema

Emphysema is the major debilitating component of the lethal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which was the third leading cause of death worldwide in 2019, causing 3.23 million deaths. Researchers

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A predictive biomarker of response to therapy in patients with microsatellite stable metastatic colorectal cancer

Results of a study led by VHIO investigators and published in Nature Medicine have unmasked mutations in the RNF43 gene as predictive biomarkers of response to treatment with anti-BRAF/EGFR combinatory

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