Two urine diseases can be diagnosed from the substance
THC and fasting both trigger olfactory senses, which then causes hunger
Mothers’ relationships with their own moms can lead to parenting styles that could cause their kids to be obese
Harvard researchers find a new compound that can make old cells young again
Add one more to the list of tumor-causing bad guys in the colon.
Turning hair growth on its head — by transplanting hair follicles upside down — may provide hope for receding hairlines.
In a predatory world, sleep doesn’t make much evolutionary sense. Why would any creature lie down, shut its eyes and not move for about a third of a day? It’s like an invitation to be eaten.
Hospitals are places of healing, but each year about 200,000 to 300,000 patients pick up infections in their surgical wounds, making them 60% more likely to spend time in the ICU than infection-free patients, and contributing to …
Three American cell biologists are recognized for discoveries that explain how diseases such as diabetes, immune disorders, and Alzheimer’s work.
One in six Americans have high cholesterol, but one in five can’t take the popular statin medications to keep their levels down.
The latest map of all the genes involved in a set of tumor cells exposes which mutations drive cancer and how to possibly treat them.
Toxins are increasingly proving to be attractive sources of potentially life-saving drugs
It’s been 17 years since Dolly the sheep was cloned from a mammary cell. And now scientists applied the same technique to make the first embryonic-stem-cell lines from human skin cells.