At the American Association for Cancer Research's Pancreatic Cancer: Progress and Challenges conference, held June 18-21, 2012 in Lake Tahoe, Nevada,
New evidence to support a range of healthy behaviors reported in the American Journal of Medicine
Melatonin, an indolamine derived from the amino-acid tryptophan, participates in diverse physiological functions and has great functional versatility related to the regulation of circadian rhythms and seasonal behaviour, sexual development, retinal physiology, tumour inhibition, as an antioxidant, immunomodulatory and anti-aging properties.
New research has settled decades of scientific debate about a puzzling aspect of space weather.
The interior of Mars holds vast reservoirs of water, with some spots apparently as wet as Earth's innards, scientists say.
Many people have the impression that climate disruption is the worst environmental problem humanity faces, and indeed, its consequences may be catastrophic. But the spread of toxic chemicals from pole to pole may be the dark horse in the race.
Azithromycin (Zithromax) is a macrolide antibiotic used in the treatment of bronchitis, pneumonia, ear infections, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Just when you thought you'd learned everything there was to learn about how to avoid bisphenol-A (BPA), the endocrine-disrupting plastics chemical, new research shows that there's more hormone-disrupting bisphenols around you than you probably thought.
The autism research industry experienced a major loss recently after it was discovered that a freezer at the Harvard University-affiliated McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass., had failed.
The triage theory of aging proposes that a single nutrient deficiency will increase age-related diseases because vitamin-dependent proteins and enzymes needed for short term survival processes (breathing, eating, etc.) are protected at the expense of proteins needed for long-term survival processes (immunity, cellular repair, heart function, etc.).