Long the stuff of science fiction, suspended animation also has a medical history—and it could soon save trauma victims.
After symptoms begin but before reality departs, aggressive treatment may forestall the disease. But is the intervention worth the risks?
Salty, sweet, sour, bitter and… umami. Science could have used a cooking lesson to discover one very important amino acid.
Medicine’s debt to Framingham, Mass., is almost incalculable. And after 60 years, the famous study may be just getting started.
Despite high patient demand, doctor bloggers argue that complementary alternative medicine may provide more harm than help.
New research sheds light on the mystery of prions: misfolded proteins that promote a lethal chain of events.
In 1907, a surgeon and an intern discovered why cells sickle after they noticed something odd.
When controversy erupts over the safety of a drug, chances are, Steven E. Nissen is not far away.
The University of Calgary’s CAVEman, a computer-generated hologram, can display human body parts in ultrasharp resolution.
It appears that natural selection isn’t the only way traits are passed along. Environmental influences, too, may get embedded in our DNA.
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