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New research on the connection between genetics and wound healing

A new study published in Plos Pathogens examines the connection between wound microbiomes and wound healing. This study was described as “being the first to...

The ‘fake’ news effect

At some point the political questions of the day collapse. It’s the day the economic issues, and the immigration issues, the coronavirus issues,...

Meditation-based therapy may reduce occurrence of sleep paralysis

A new study published in Frontiers in Neurology explores a new therapeutic technique to reduce the occurrence of sleep paralysis (SP) in patients with...

Long-term effects of napping on cardiovascular health

We all need a nap every once in a while—but the effects of frequent napping have remained controversial in the scientific community. Over the...

Marijuana use could hurt the heart and blood vessels

Cannabis use has grown in popularity over the last decade, specifically in people aged 18-25. Though use of this drug is legal in some...

Are e-cigarette users at a higher risk for COVID-19?

The use of e-cigarettes has increasingly grown in popularity amongst the younger population. A study published in Journal of Adolescent Health wanted to find...

The relationship between a plant-based diet and aging

Over time, plant-based diets have grown more and more in popularity. While the choice to eat a plant-based diet is based on personal considerations,...

ANA re-elects Ernest Grant as national president

Ernest J. Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been re-elected to a second term as the American Nurses Association (ANA) national president. The voting representatives...

Oxytocin as a treatment for Alzheimer’s

With over 5.5 million people in the United States affected by Alzheimer’s Disease, doctors are constantly on the lookout for a potential treatment. Recently, researchers...

ANA and Prudential partner to help nurses with financial planning

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is partnering with Prudential Financial, Inc., to offer financial wellness solutions for members. The collaboration enables Prudential to support nurses...