A significant increase in life-span has been achieved over the last 100 years. A corresponding increase in health-span, defined as the maintenance of full function as near as possible to the end of life, will be the next goal in life sciences and medicine. A significant increase in health-span is
It’s a trait that naturally presents itself in only 2% of the population, it can generate its own Vitamin D with little sunlight, and it generally requires more anesthesia than other hair colors. Red hair has always been a source of fascination to humanity, especially because it is so scarce.
Stem cells are cells that have not yet differentiated into particular types of cell; they are capable of giving rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type. As your body incurs damage throughout your life, it sends these cells to the damaged parts to begin repair. Unfortunately, as you
If your parents both have red hair, it’s inevitable you’ll have red hair too. But if your folks developed Type-2 diabetes, does that mean you can’t escape developing it? Absolutely not! Type-2 diabetes can be avoided or even reversed. If you have a genetic predisposition for Type-2 (that’s around 70%