With damaged cells removed, mice live 35% longer. (Could humans be next?)
February 5, 2016, 1:05 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
Mayo Clinic researchers remove worn-out senescent cells and get some impressive results.
Google Cardboard may look like a cheap toy, but it just saved this baby's life
January 7, 2016, 2:01 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Doctors used the gadget to develop a life-saving surgery for a dying baby.
Strong social connections linked to better health
January 6, 2016, 10:18 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Researchers encourage people to evaluate their social bonds on a regular basis.
Flu season will likely have a mild peak in February
December 22, 2015, 12:55 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
So there's still time to get your flu shot!
Anti-aging project aims to extend dogs' life spans
December 4, 2015, 4:45 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Researchers hope a drug called rapamycin can give dogs several more healthy years of life.
Eyes may be the windows to heart health
December 1, 2015, 10:22 a.m. by Cari Nierenberg, LiveScience
Examining the eyes is an easy way for doctors to have a look at the state of blood vessels.
Anti-aging pill could allow everyone to live over 120 years old
December 1, 2015, 3:25 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Fountain of Youth in pill form? 'Miracle' drug that could make us all centenarians is set to begin human trials.
Gene for antibiotic-resistance discovered that bacteria can give to one another
November 20, 2015, 6:35 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The gene, which could spell the end to antibiotics for good, may soon spread worldwide.
Genetically altered algae mug cancer cells, leave innocent cells alone
November 12, 2015, 11:20 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
The algae killed 90 percent of cancer cells in the lab.