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Aging

Using personal data to understand aging

A new six-year research project shows how patient data can help progress scientific research while maintaining personal data privacy.

Strength training helps the over 70s bulk up

A Swedish study suggests it’s probably never too late to increase muscle mass.

Why omega-3 lowers risk of disease

Norwegian scientists have uncovered new information about how omega-3 fatty acids actually work. Proteins that are misfolded accumulate like garbage in body cells and they can lead to diseases. Omega-3 helps cells remove such harmful proteins.

Why do men grow bald?

Why do men - and not women - lose their hair?. Scientists have the answers and some advice too.