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Aging cells make ‘signature’ molecules that could lead to new treatments

Senolytic drugs are coming, and this research gets us closer.


Do you wilt or thrive under pressure? Genetics offers part of the answer

Variations in the genome help explain why some people handle stress better than others.


Use the power of your brain to achieve your weight loss goals

Learn the tricks neuroscientists have discovered to help get to an ideal weight (or achieve any kind of goal for that matter).


Italians adapt to ‘new normal’ as economy reopens

Social distancing and finding creative ways of interacting with others are part of the new social code.


The marginalized, the homeless, and the incarcerated are disproportionately affected by COVID-19

The likelihood of contracting COVID-19 and becoming severely ill is subject to economic disparities and systemic racism.


COPD and Smoking Could Increase Your Risk of Severe COVID-19

Compared to former smokers, current smokers are 1.45 times more likely to have more severe COVID-19 symptoms.


How to manage anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

Stress is linked to a more basic emotion– fear


Ghrelin controls both your appetite and motivation to exercise

Hormones regulate the motivational boost you need for your workouts


The “Smaller than the eye can see” Microbial World

One particular microbe has turned our world upside-down, but not all microbes are evil.


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