Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Find out how science is impacting the healthcare industry, and discover the potential careers associated with this degree.

lung cancer

Innovative genetic research is changing the way doctors are treating their patients, especially in the fight against cancer. It is now possible for doctors to look at cancer cases individually by looking at the...
legless lizard

Critical thinking skills and sharp observation are among the soft skills students can develop to secure a competitive edge in the workplace. Sometimes those skills can even lead to new discoveries. A team of...
dna

Carlos Bustamante and his colleagues at Stanford University in California recently published an article shedding new light on the possible genetic origins of men. The researchers sequenced the complete genome of the Y chromosome...

Recent research studies reviewed by the National Sleep Foundation indicated that melatonin can be effective for some types of mild insomnia. This may be good news for college students who find themselves staying up...
t-cell

Recent discoveries in the field of immunology continue to offer exciting applications in the fight against cancer. Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently published an article explaining how altering a person’s immune...
brain eating amoeba

Rare Freshwater Amoeba attacks Brain of Young Florida Resident A particular type of amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, has made news recently for landing a young Florida resident in the hospital. While knee-boarding with friends in a...

The National Institutes of Health recognizes a critical air pollution analysis device for its potential extensive impact on asthma monitoring and...