African Americans with a certain gene variant have nearly double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease than those without it, a new study has found.
Culture is what helps us deal with the ‘scars of evolution’, said researchers during a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Alzheimer’s disease cases in the U.S. will nearly triple in the next 40 years, according to new projections Wednesday that suggest there will be nearly 14 million sufferers by 2050.
The health properties of red wine have long been debated but an Australian biochemist believes he has created a drop so loaded with antioxidants that it could treat a range of ills.
Why does adult human heart fail to regenerate following a heart attack? A new study may have found the answer to this long-standing puzzle by simulating human-like heart attacks in newborn and adult mice.
Medical advances this century may will make our future more bizarre. Get ready for medical science to push the boundaries of what it means to be human.