A group of researchers hopes to improve the understanding of present-day ailments by looking at the very engine of evolution: natural selection in humans.
New findings suggest that many senior citizens remain more cognitively and emotionally intact than commonly believed. This could perhaps provide clues as to how we can keep our minds sharper for longer.
Scientists have developed a straightforward, computational way to measure cellular age, a feat that may lead to better, simpler screening and monitoring methods for cancer and other diseases.
The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew about the body upside down.
A new study has identified two genes associated with hyperemesis gravidarum, a condition that causes severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.
New research suggests that many people’s health problems brought on by single-gene mutations are getting misdiagnosed.
The full benefit of using AI-tools to make predictions and take alternative actions can’t be realised without careful consideration of the accompanying ethical pitfalls, say researchers.