No time for workouts? You can still boost heart health with weekend workout

If finding time to exercise during the week is a struggle, take heart – new research suggests that longer weekend workouts could offer similar benefits for your heart health. The key takeaway from a recent study by Harvard University is that achieving 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity each week is the goal, whether […]

Scientist reveals the secret to slow down your aging clock with four keys

Have you ever wished you could turn back the clock on aging and enjoy a longer, healthier life? The key might be closer than you think. Scientists have been exploring ways to measure your biological age – a measure of how your health stacks up against your actual age. While testing methods have become trendy, […]

UK’s most secretive lab fighting next pandemic in shadows

Having successfully navigated stringent security protocols at this remote facility, rare access has been granted to its cadre of scientists. These experts are situated within the state-of-the-art Vaccine Development and Evaluation Centre at Porton Down. Their efforts extend the response to the Covid pandemic, with the goal of saving lives and minimising the need for […]

Legal Challenges to Abortion Medication Could Set Off a Domino Effect for Access

A federal appeals court this week ruled that mifepristone—a drug used in half of all U.S. abortions that has come under legal fire this year—should remain available, but with significant restrictions on its use. The ruling has no immediate effect on the availability of mifepristone. The Supreme Court may take up the case next, meaning […]

A New Technique Uses a Patient’s Own Stem Cells to Restore Their Vision

One moment during the summer of 2020, Nick Kharufeh was enjoying an Independence Day party with his family in California. The next, he couldn’t see out of his left eye. Kharufeh, now 26, was struck in the face by a malfunctioning firework, causing severe damage to and blindness in his left eye—damage his doctors said […]