An emerging measure for predicting cancer treatment outcomes could dramatically speed clinical trials and the approval of new therapies. What stands in the way?
The allure of short, intense workouts is obvious. But is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) really the only workout you need for good overall fitness?
A study done in South America found that with increasing population density, humans had more diversity of fungi on the skin but less microbial diversity in the gut.
I never considered that possibility before—but I am now
Growing evidence from mouse studies suggests that a healthy microbiome might improve poststroke outcomes
To aid couples along the path to conception, a higher-tech approach is needed
People with a family history of early heart disease need to be tested for this inherited cholesterol particle
The finding that the virus causes “immune amnesia” further highlights the importance of vaccination
Patients and physicians need to understand how lifesaving treatments can increase the risk of future cardiac problems
Research into brain mechanisms is resulting in new options for patients
The evidence is all around us—we can’t offset or undo several hours of stillness with a single hour of exercise
There’s a connection between sleep and hunger. Getting better quality sleep may help with appetite, cravings, and ultimately, weight loss
As cancer therapies become more complex, one of the biggest advances in care might not be a treatment at all
William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” New therapies for cancer and conditions such as anemia are in the pipeline, based on these discoveries...
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to William G. Kaelin, Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” They identified molecular machinery that regulates gene activity in response to changing levels of oxygen...
Everybody wants to get that beach body right now or to run that 10k next month, but can you really get fit fast?
The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That doesn’t mean that an excess of fiber couldn’t make you uncomfortable...
Do you have weak forearms? Is your lack of forearm strength holding you back? The Get-Fit Guy answers a listener’s question and gets to the bottom of this weakness
The brains of those who are blind repurpose the vision regions for adaptive hearing, and they appear to do so in a consistent way.
A study suggests the phenomenon may have evolved from a mechanism for triggering ovulation