How do fruit flies see in color? Study uncovers human-like brain circuit at work

Columbia scientists have identified a brain circuit that drives fruit flies’ ability to see in color — and found that it bears a striking resemblance…

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New study reveals the origin of complex malaria infections

New technology employing single cell genome sequencing of the parasite that causes malaria has yielded some surprising results and helps pave the way for possible…

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Pathways that extend lifespan by 500% identified

Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory, in collaboration with scientists from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, Calif., and Nanjing University in…

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New vaccines to protect infants against infections

A new Penn Medicine study puts researchers within closer reach of vaccines that can protect infants against infections by overcoming a mother’s antibodies, which are…

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Children frequently receive unnecessary medical care regardless of insurance type

Children with public insurance are slightly more likely to receive medical services that they don’t need than those with private insurance, a new study finds….

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Genetic study provides most comprehensive map of risk to date of breast cancer risk

A major international study of the genetics of breast cancer has identified more than 350 DNA ‘errors’ that increase an individual’s risk of developing the…

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Study of cardiac muscles in flies might help you keep your heart young

Researchers may have discovered a way to turn back the clock on aging heart muscles in fruit flies, a development that could lead to new…

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Make Health Your Resolution in 2020

[unable to retrieve full-text content] From the CDC – Tips to make 2020 your healthiest year yet! Add these tips to your resolution list to…

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