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Female nurse adjusting pulse oxymeter on senior woman's finger.

Taking the Battle of the Sexes to Heart

The fight over sex discrimination is often waged in the courtroom or political…


Blocking Hormone Uptake Burns More Fat

Fat is not just fat. In other words, fat is not just a collection of energy…


Does Exercise Help You Fight Cancer?

Disclaimer: This blog is not a replacement for medical advice from your…


Female doctor with colleague examining dog in hospital.

Animals at Your Doctor's Office? One Health, One Solution

Fast forward a decade or two. You walk into a hospital waiting room and quickly…


When Pathogens Collaborate - Research in Brief

Have you ever thought about what could happen if microbes in your body joined…


Leukemia cells in peripheral blood smear. Credit: jarun011.

New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that…


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What’s the Deal? Making Science Accessible.

Hi all! I’m Emily and I am thrilled to be joining the LIFE Apps blogging team.…


Alzheimer’s memory loss due to Dementia and brain disease with the abstract medical icon of a human head and neurology research as a 3D illustration.

Zombieland: A tale of Alzheimer’s disease and cellular senescence

The average human lifespan is now almost twice as long as it was in the…


How Your Gut Microbiome Unlocks the High Fiber Diet

Investigation into the function and evolution of the human microbiome, our ‘old…


brain and DNA strands.

Can your genes determine how your brain heals?

Our genes control everything from our physical appearance and blood type to our…