A research team has found that a new test combining the effects of more than two dozen genetic variants does a better job of predicting which cognitively normal older adults will go on to develop Alzheimer's dementia.
It has long been challenging to fight HIV due to the virus' unimaginable ability to mutate and change its appearance, but scientists might have found a silver lining.
The world is in a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organization (WHO) report warned on Wednesday, calling on governments and industries to urgently focus on R&D of new antibiotics.
Weekly doses of glucocorticoid steroids such as prednisone help speed recovery in muscle injuries, a study of Northwestern University (NU) found.
A cocktail of two or three antibodies could be more effective than a single one in preventing HIV transmission, according to results released Wednesday from two separate monkey studies.
U.S. researchers said Tuesday they may have identified a way to convert "bad" white fat into "good" brown fat, offering hope of developing new ways to treat obesity.
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