For some of the most common cardiac conditions, medication is a solid alternative
Duke University evolutionary biologist Mohamed A. F. Noor talks about his book Live Long and Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us about Evolution, Genetics, and Life on Other Worlds ...
The ergogenic effects of caffeine on muscle strength and aerobic endurance are significant. But do you have to forego your morning cup of joe for a while to really feel them?
Passing a kidney stone is excruciating! Here are some tips to reduce the chances that you’ll ever have to endure that pain or relive past misery
Extra pounds can lead to health problems, but dwelling on fat itself can increase stigma and shame
If you're lugging around a fanny pack water bladder or sports beverages, you may be doing it wrong
Cells in the body don’t always play nicely together. Could co-opting their competitive nature help to unlock cutting-edge therapies?
Confused about whether you should lift on the same day as a run? You’re not alone. Let’s take a deep dive into the research and determine what to do
Recent experiments have begun mapping the neuronal connections between mind and body like never before
Is your hair falling out? Nutrient deficiencies may be to blame. Reversing it starts with finding the cause
Do you really need eight hours of sleep each night to thrive? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu breaks down the eight-hour sleep myth and offers three ways to find the best sleep for you
The human microbiome activates some medicines, inactivates others and provokes side effects
A new study finds that they have dropped, on average, over the past century and a half
Individuals have an “ageotype” that’s specific to one organ system, which could be targeted in order to extend healthy life
New research illuminates why most dieters regain lost weight. It’s even more complicated than we thought
By comparing how DNA gets altered over the lifetimes of people and dogs, researchers came up with a new way to compare canine years with human years.
It’s the number one cause of adult disability in the U.S., yet we generally don’t see the toll it takes on patients, their families and their communities
Certain species of bacteria and fungi seem to proliferate on dandruff-ridden scalps. The reason is a little more mysterious. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The evolutionary history of humans explains why physical activity is important for brain health
An emerging measure for predicting cancer treatment outcomes could dramatically speed clinical trials and the approval of new therapies. What stands in the way?