Men who used a weapon against their female partners were more likely to commit a follow-up act of violence, according to a new study from the University of Washington School of Public Health and collaborating institutions. A weapon was defined a
In a study published recently by Nature Genetics, an international team of 34 scientists identified four genetic variants associated with an increased risk of developing esophageal cancer and its precursor, Barrett’s esophagus.
Increasing health expenditures by $5 per person per year over the next two decades in 74 countries could yield up to nine times that value in economic and social benefits, according to a recent study in The Lancet.
A substantial fraction of the Neanderthal genome persists in modern human populations. A new approach applied to analyzing whole-genome sequences data from 665 people from Europe and East Asia shows that more than 20 percent of the Neanderthal
A new drug, pritelivir, may offer a new treatment option for patients with genital herpes, a study led by University of Washington researchers has found. The study appears in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine.