As we grow older, we lose strength and muscle mass. However, the cause of age-related muscle weakness and atrophy has remained a mystery.
A new study has found a steep decline in the number of scholarly papers about basic science published in leading medical journals in the last 20 years.
Researchers at Michigan State University were part of a team to discover a new natural defense against HIV infection.
Fragile bones are usually an old person's affliction, but sometimes children are born with them. Now, a team of researchers led by UConn professor Ernesto Canalis has shown in mice that a specific gene can cause the disease, ...
We don't know if a sperm actually experiences joy when it finally finds the egg, but it does wiggle excitedly.
In a way, trying to repair age-related heart damage and trying to fight cancer are opposite problems. Your heart cells' ability to regenerate themselves and proliferate into new, young cells degrades as you get older. They ...
Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, a new study in mice at the University of Michigan Medical School suggests.
A gap in scientific knowledge about a family of drugs that are used to treat Type 2 diabetes has been highlighted in a new study.
More than one million people in the United States are afflicted with Parkinson's disease, a progressive disorder of the brain that affects movement and coordination. The cause is typically unknown, and presently there is ...
Zinc plays an important role in regulating heartbeat, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.