Medicine Oct 20
Compared to their counterparts twenty years ago, today's 65-year-olds not only feel younger but are generally healthier overall - and enjoy greater life satisfaction. That is just one of the latest results of the Interdisciplinary Longitudinal Study on Adult Development and Aging (ILSE) that was launched in 1993 at the Institute of Gerontology at Heidelberg University.
Life Sciences Oct 20

Certain British birds have evolved longer beaks than other species, and new research suggests that our fondness for feeding them may be the reason why.

Life Sciences Oct 20
Life Sciences

New research on our internal trade-off when physical and mental performance are put in direct competition has found that cognition takes less of a hit, suggesting more energy is diverted to the brain than body muscle.

Medicine Oct 20
Medicine

Research news - Obesity leads to the release of cytokines into the bloodstream which impact the metabolism of breast cancer cells, making them more aggressive as a result.

Medicine Oct 20
Medicine

Food researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered that consuming small amounts of chromium mixed with certain amino acids before eating is healthy.

 
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