Scientists from the University of Michigan and colleagues from London, France, and Germany have found a gene that is strongly associated with a risk of developing childhood-onset asthma.
Researchers in an international study have identified a new gene that, if mutated, may increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by more than a third.
Over-the-counter antibacterial soaps show no health benefits over plain soaps and, in fact, may render some common antibiotics less effective against certain bacteria, says SPH epidemiologist Allison Aiello.
Although the incidence of mental illness on college campuses is rising, a new survey of 2,785 college students indicates that more than half of students with significant symptoms of anxiety or depression do not seek help.
Economic freedom could be bad for your health if you're a man caught in the fervor of competing for status, wealth, and power, say the authors of a new UM study