Genetic contributions to self-reported tiredness

Fatigue is characterized by self-reported tiredness and low energy.  Obvious behaviors such as sleeping less than the National Sleep Foundation recommended 7-9 hours a night, eating nutrient-poor foods that cau...

Head Lag in Infancy: What Is It Telling Us?

Preterm babies are born before the 37th week of pregnancy. They are at high risk for neurological and developmental consequences that can continue to have effects into childhood. Poor motor development is a com...

Cancer & The Gut Microbiota: An Unexpected Link

Not all bacteria are created equal. They are a part of the one hundred trillion microorganisms that make up the gut microbiota and reside in the warm, nutrient-rich home of the human intestine. The gut microbio...

Sex Differences in Cardiac Function Following Exercise

It is no surprise that exercise takes a toll on the heart. The heart is key to the cardiovascular system as it is responsible for pumping blood throughout the body. During exercise, the heart is exerted since t...