A new study reports a naturally occurring protein fragment produced in the brain can inhibit a key enzyme implicated in the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
A new study links intelligence and longevity to genetics.
According to researchers, an experimental drug extends lifespan in male mice and ameliorates a number of behavioral symptoms of Rett syndrome in female mice, signifying the disorder may be reversible.
Do you prefer the taste of fatty food? Are you someone who eats for pleasure rather than for hunger's sake? According to a new study, the tendency to overeat could be due to a hormone deficiency.
Researchers have identified a critical function of what they believe to be schizophrenia's "Rosetta Stone" gene that could hold the key to decoding the function of all genes involved in the disease.
A new study addresses the genetics behind why some people seem to be more resistant to addictions than others.
According to a new study, teens with a specific variation of the FTO gene are more likely to binge eat.
Researchers have implicated a new culprit in the development of Alzheimer's disease. The findings could influence new strategies for treatment.
Researchers report altering the RNA helicases in roundworms doubles their lifespans. They believe a similar technique could also work on human cells.
Pioneering research will address two critical questions associated with aging; why do some people stay healthy into old age while others face chronic disease, and what can be done about it?
A new study claims researchers have identified a new cause for some cases of autism and other intellectual disabilities.
According to a new study, a single set of genes affects a person's perception of sweet tastes.