Analysing the DNA may help predict whether a person will live longer or die sooner than average, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK analysed the combined effect of genetic variations that influence lifespan to produce a scoring system. People who score in theRead More →

Scientists have found that a gene associated with autoimmune hair loss disorder may also help improve cancer immunotherapy – treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. The findings showed that a gene named IKZF1 recruits T cells in alopecia areata – a condition in which immuneRead More →

Exercise is a vital element of a healthful lifestyle; it helps maintain heart health, improve mood, and fight weight gain. New research also suggests that it can protect a person’s cognitive skills, and a new study uncovers fresh information as to how this can happen. How does exercise help protectRead More →