Researches & Findings

Epigenetics: Something to Give Thought to

Epigenetics is the study of how environmental factors can influence the manner in which cells express certain genes. Before epigenetic changes were discovered, it was believed that your overall behavior including eating habits,…


Did you Know that Twins Live Longer?

According to a recent study, twins have a lower rate of mortality than normal people do. In other words, twins who happen to be your age have a high chance of outliving you if you do not have a twin. Researchers from the University of Washington conducted this study using data from the Twin…


Sponge Compound Destroys Resilient Superbug

Superbugs are one of the biggest threats to modern medicine and, consequently, to our health. They are defined as harmful micro-organisms that are extremely resistant (to the point of immunity) to all known antibiotics that were used against them until now.

One such case that has reached alarming…


New Test Detects Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

When a person tends to sleep more than the average number of hours or is not that active in his everyday life, people habitually call him or her lazy. What they do not know is that this particular person may be suffering by one of the most mysterious medical conditions that science is still trying…


New Blood Test Creates Personalized Depression Treatment

Depression is an extremely dangerous mental condition that is well known to every single one of us. It has devastating effects not only on the patient but also on his or her family and close ones since, most of the times, there is nothing we can do to help the person suffering from it. The ways to…


Experimental Treatment Seems to have Cured a HIV Patient

The human immunodeficiency virus (commonly known as HIV) has been puzzling scientists and medical researchers since it was first discovered in the early 1980s. So far, experts have created many types of treatments and medical…