Genetics

Genetic makeup of 'roommate' impacts health

Researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have shown that the health of individual mice is influenced by the genetic makeup of their partners. Their findings, published in PLOS Genetics, indicate that ...

Health

Why do we rebel against bedtime?

It's late, and although you know you'll pay the price tomorrow, you start streaming another episode, browsing social media or answering emails. You know it's a bad idea—so why do you do it anyway? That's what University ...

Cardiology

Losing hour over weekend may put heart at risk Monday

(HealthDay) -- Not only do you lose an hour of sleep after the clocks move ahead to daylight saving time this weekend, you may also be at increased risk for a heart attack, an expert warns.

Health

How can you sleep during a solo sailing race?

You are alone on a small sailing boat with more than four thousand miles of ocean ahead and you are up against approximately 80 sailors. It will take you three or four weeks to get to the finishing line. But how will you ...

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