Study shows starvation hormone increases lifespan in mice

A team of researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center, showed that a secreting hormone involved.

Lefkowitz, Kobilka share 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for studies of G-protein–coupled receptors

Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka, both from universities in the US, won the

Zinc deficiency erodes immune system

American scientists have uncovered a biological mechanism by which zinc deficiency develops with age eroding.

Researchers Reveal the Physiological Role of a Novel Hormone FNDC5/irisin

A research team led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, MD, PhD, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical.

Venom from snakes could save lives too

Snake venom could become the source of life-saving drugs for cancer, diabetes and high blood.

Cholesterol inhibitors block lymphatic vessel growth

One of the world’s top selling drugs potentially also acts against the growth of new.

Soon, computers to predict negative side effects of drugs

A new set of computer models has been able to successfully predict negative side effects.

New therapeutic target against atherosclerosis identified

Scientists have found a possible new therapeutic target against atherosclerosis resulting from a diet high.

Detox diets’ ‘health boost’ claims unfounded, says expert

A leading scientist has rubbished claims that so-called “detox” diets can boost health and cleanse.

How petrol-eating mushrooms can decontaminate our planet

By using bacteria to stimulate the exceptional growth capacity of certain plants and microscopic mushrooms