Health News

Adding Years to the Lives of Glioma Patients
A glioma is a slow-growing brain tumor. The majority of people treated for this cancer live for many years after diagnosis, and their life expectancy may have just gotten better.
What Does the Future Hold for COPD?
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a lifelong disease with serious health and financial complications. Luckily, there is hope in new treatments for COPD .
Don't Fret About Taking Advair
No matter how effective a drug may be, if it is not safe it cannot be used. A new study has found out how safe a common asthma treatment is.
Adding Up the Cost of Asthma
Across America, asthma is on the rise. With more asthma cases than ever, it is important to understand the cost of asthma and what you can do about it.
Biological Clock May Affect Asthma Side Effects
While the idea of your body telling you to go to sleep may seem simple, it's actually a very complex process. In fact, that process also impacts certain side effects in asthma and allergy medications.
Shock and Awe Memory Enhancement
Bridgid Finn, PhD, postdoctoral researcher in psychology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) reports that learning is enhanced by negative emotion, not diminished by that negative emotion. Memory is reactive and dynamic, not stagnant requiring only neutral or positive emotions to enhance memory. Retrieval of a memory still engages one in processing information. Finn offers an example of having a picture memory of a gun pointed at one just after taking the SAT, for example, probably isn’t the best situation for stored memory as there is an intri...
Asthma: State of the Disease
If you are one of the 17.5 million adults or 7.1 million children in the U.S. who suffer from asthma, keeping up with all the most recent research and news can be dizzying.