What is behind the promise of a leaner, healthier self by refraining from eating?
The number of people that called in sick with a cold has declined due to social distancing and increased hygiene efforts. So, why don’t we turn these measures into habits that we stick to, even after the pandemic.
Three patients with hereditary blood diseases have been cured by a new gene therapy with CRISPR-Cas, where doctors modified the DNA of red blood cell precursors.
Scientists restore light perception of blind mice by transplanting light sensing cells, which they made from skin.
A dietary study on pregnant mice shows how fiber consumption influences the metabolic development of their offspring, thus determining their health and weight as adults. These findings could apply to humans as well.
Vitamins and minerals are very important for our health, but it is not so easy to eat enough fruits and vegetables. Nutrient pills are a welcome alternative, but can they compensate for a balanced diet?
A new malaria control method focuses on female mosquitoes and her eggs.
The brains of adolescent fruit flies are wired to make them sleep longer than adults, which is important for brain development. Scientists believe that human brains work similarly and that this is the reason why children and teenagers sleep longer.
The body needs vitamins and minerals to carry out many vital processes. We therefore must eat them regularly, but in which quantities?
Scientists are researching feverishly to find solutions for the corona crisis. And they seem to have found a promising one.
Studies have shown that natural sweeteners (honey and maple syrup) interfere less with our blood glucose levels than refined sugar. They are thus considered to be healthy. However, this is only a small piece in the puzzle of nutritional science, the overall picture looks a little different.
Methods that allow an early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease are as important as a good therapy
Quarter life crisis: Why so many young people find it hard to settle down and how one can make satisfying decisions.
Both good and bad bacteria in our gut affect our health. Can’t we kill those bad bacteria?
The malaria pathogen is building up resistance to current medications. Scientists now discovered how this resistance is established. They published their findings in the scientific journal Science.