As we grow older, we lose strength and muscle mass. However, the cause of age-related muscle weakness and atrophy has remained a mystery.
Researchers at Michigan State University were part of a team to discover a new natural defense against HIV infection.
Researchers have identified a vital supply route that cancer cells use to obtain their nutrients, in a discovery that could lead to new treatments to stop the growth of tumours.
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.
Chemists at the University of California San Diego have designed a set of molecules that promote microscopic, anatomical changes in neurons associated with the formation and retention of memories. These drug candidates also ...
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.