As we grow older, we lose strength and muscle mass. However, the cause of age-related muscle weakness and atrophy has remained a mystery.
Research from The University of Queensland could lead to a new treatment for Parkinson's disease, with future potential applications to nearly 50 other disorders.
Researchers at Michigan State University were part of a team to discover a new natural defense against HIV infection.
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.
For those facing infertility, IVF has long been the established option to have a baby. Now Australian and Belgian medical scientists have discovered how to improve a woman's chances of becoming pregnant using a less invasive ...
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.