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New study has uncovered a gene variation that is more common among shift workers who experience exhaustion as a result of their irregular working patterns.
Removing or blocking the protein Gal3 reverses insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in mouse models of obesity and diabetes, study shows.
Although smoking's links with cancer are well known, how tobacco affects DNA in far flung organs was not understood. New analysis digs into the genes.
A new study looks at the consequences of health anxiety on heart health. Excessive worrying over one's health might increase the risk of heart disease.
Researchers have identified two genes in mice that control dreaming and deep sleep. The finding could yield new treatments for human sleep disorders.
Smoking may reduce life expectancy for HIV patients more than the HIV itself does. Researchers call for new strategies to help people with HIV to quit.
New compound that better identifies amyloid clumps could be used in PET scans to detect early brain changes and track treatment in Alzheimer's disease.