Hacking hydroponics to grow kidney-friendly vegetables Patients with kidney disease have to avoid potassium, so researchers in Italy grew microgreens in low-potassium fertilizer, potentially sparking an idea for a new food product.

Patients with kidney disease have to avoid potassium, so researchers in Italy grew microgreens in low-potassium fertilizer, potentially sparking an idea for a new food product.

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: What Is It, and Why Aren’t Women Using It? Stigma is a main barrier to using PrEP among women attending Connecticut Planned Parenthood locations

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medication used for HIV prevention, and should be used by people who are routinely in danger of acquiring HIV (for example, those who have an HIV positive partner, or those who inject drugs). In READ MORE

Consider Scheduling Your Open Heart Surgery For the Afternoon Afternoon surgeries seem to have fewer adverse outcomes than morning surgeries for aortic valve replacements because of changes in circadian rhythm genes

Researchers found a gene that, when it is suppressed, reduces injury to the heart valve during the sleep/wake transition in mice. Who knew that the circadian rhythm genes could have such a profound impact on our physiology?