Bolivia’s Tsimane people’s average body temperature fell over time

Indigenous Bolivian Amazon dwellers are helping to bolster recent findings that normal body temperature, around 37° Celsius, or 98.6° Fahrenheit, might not be so normal anymore. The horticulturist-forager Tsimane people in the South American nation have experienced a half-degree drop, on average, in body temperatures over a decade and a half, anthropologist Michael Gurven and […]

Predicting colorectal cancer risk among average risk persons

IMAGE: Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine research scientists led by Thomas Imperiale, M.D., have developed and tested one of the first U.S.-based models to predict personal risk for… view more  Credit: Regenstrief Institute INDIANAPOLIS – Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine research scientists have developed and tested one of the first […]

US hits highest average number of new COVID-19 cases since start of the pandemic

On Sunday (Oct. 25), the U.S. recorded its highest seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. The seven-day average number of new daily cases reached 68,767, breaking the previous record of 67,293 reported on July 22, according to CNN. On both Friday (Oct. 23) and Saturday (Oct. 24), the U.S. […]