In Kentucky, a researcher is exploring whether models of promoting community readiness to adopt smoke-free health policies might be effective in addressing risk factors like tobacco use and obesity.
Researchers have found that the risk of smoking while pregnant may persist past young children and into the teen years.
A University of Pennsylvania sophomore has been conducting research this summer to develop a universal pneumonia vaccine.
A paper published in the journal Nature shows seals and sea lions carried tuberculosis to Peru centuries before Europeans brought it to the Americas.
Research may ease concerns that smokers would increase their consumption of cigarettes or puff harder if governments reduced nicotine levels.
Scientists say a test should be developed to identify oesophageal cancer patients who seemed to get the marked benefit from the drug.
The company will hand over its experimental tuberculosis drugs to the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development,
The discovery could help doctors identify people who are at the greatest risk for tuberculosis and lead to new treatment strategies.
Major smog occurrences often are linked to heavy motor vehicle traffic, high temperatures, sunshine and calm winds.
Evidence is mounting to show that paracetamol is linked to asthma and developmental defects.