Biotechnologists have constructed a genetic regulatory circuit from human components that monitors blood-fat levels. In response to excessive levels, it produces a messenger substance that signalises satiety to the body. Tests on obese mice reveal that this helps them to lose weight.
Scientists have now discovered a new treatment to help people with spinal injuries improve their mobility.
Improvements in the education levels, healthcare and lifestyles have led to a drop in the prevalence of dementia, confirms a latest study.
Though Thanksgiving ended yesterday, chances are you're still scarfing down left overs of turkey, sweet potatoes and biscuits. Yet an excessive amount of fatty foods can not only cause weight gain, but lead to future health complications including higher cholesterol levels, cardiovascular issues and...
A recent study looks at a more aggressive strain of HIV that was recently found in West African and may lead to a faster development of other strains of AIDS.
Reed Elsevier's Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) journal recently published a controversial and highly criticized study suggesting that genetically modified corn caused tumors in rats.
A recent analysis of National Football League results show that the body's natural circadian rhytym can actually work as a performance advantage in the West Coast when teams play East Coast rivals at night.
A recent report from the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry solutions discusses the advances of monitoring devices in remote locations that could potentially save a patients' health. This development works to convert smartphones into powerful mini-microscope...
A recent study looks at the possibilities of a tongue-controlled wheelchair that can work as a navigation system.
When you think of bone grafting, you probably don't think of sea coral. Yet scientists have now discovered a way to refine the materials' properties that may make it more compatible with natural bone.
As baby boomers age, the incidence of cancer is increasing. In fact, it's estimated to increase by 67 percent between 2010 and 2030. This, in turn, has brought attention to the nation's response for cancer care.