Certain gut bacteria reside in colorectal tumors, but the species differ depending on a patient's age, offering hope that our gut tenants could serve as early warning signs of cancer in young people.
Exactly how Tylenol — also called acetaminophen or paracetamol — relieves pain continues to evade scientists, but it's clear the drug interacts with one key set of enzymes.
Some chemical tags on DNA, called epigenetic factors, that are present at a young age can affect the maximum life spans of mammal species.
Rats immersed in a VR world played games that could be won only by using imaginative route planning, scientists report.
The CDC will soon recommend that some people take a "morning-after" antibiotic to lower their risk of STIs. But someday, it's possible that bacteria-killing viruses could do this without driving antibiotic resistance.
How do muscle cells grow after a workout? And how do your genetics affect your experience as a gymgoer?
A single-cell parasite relies on two genes that boost each other's activity to switch into "defense mode" when attacked by the immune system.
Genetically modified fat can be transplanted into mice to shrink mouse and transplanted human tumors, but this novel cancer therapy still needs to be tested in human trials.