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?
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