Being very genetically similar to humans, primate models that are natural hosts of viruses similar to HIV may be the key to furthering AIDS research.
Studying changes in DNA from external stressors, scientists are seeking ways to combat cancers.
Due to a rare genetic mutation, members of the Marsili family don’t feel pain. Scientists are studying this secret power in hopes of helping those who suffer from chronic pain.
Sometimes finding a new solution requires taking a new look at the problem. Recently, researchers have found that retinal scans may be a potential solution to perform early diagnoses of Alzheimer’s.
Coffee does more than wake people up in the morning and give an energy boost. Recent studies show that moderate consumption of this everyday beverage can have protective effects on the liver against various diseases.
We’re always told to get our eight hours of sleep to stay healthy, but how important is it? Recent studies by researchers at UC Irvine suggest that getting good deep sleep may help reduce the risk of getting Alzheimer’s.