Through studies in mice, researchers find evidence that having a healthful balance of gut microorganisms is important for good health.Researchers from the Institut Pasteur, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and Inserm have found…

A study of severe COVID-19 in the United Kingdom reveals the risk that healthcare workers take to help others.A new study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine examines the risks that “essential” and “nonessential”…

In this feature, we take a look at some of the most interesting and important hypertension research from 2020. We cover a range of topics, including COVID-19, the role of thigh circumference, and the impact…

A recent study finds that both smiling and grimacing could reduce the sensation of pain associated with a “vaccination-like needle injection.” A sincere smile also reduced stress-induced physiological responses in participants.When humans face acute pain,…