Cholesterol levels appear to fluctuate significantly with the seasons.
This may leave some people with borderline high cholesterol at greater cardiovascular risk during the winter months, according to new research.
University of Montreal researchers are watching ticks (Ixodes scapularis) that carry Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) spread in Canada.
Their study, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, aims to predict the communities most likely to be hit by Lyme disease.
Climate change may lead to more asthma-related health problems in children, and more emergency room visits in the next decade, according to researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.