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.
The percentage of the global population that smokes every day has decreased, but the number of cigarette smokers worldwide has increased due to population growth, according to new research from UW's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.