Aging Now a Disease? Humanity Should Treat It Like One, Scientist Says

Scientists are starting to reconsider our major preconception about aging. Is it really a natural phenomenon or a disease that could be treated? It may be helpful to remember that under this question are a lot of factors. For instance, is aging really just a natural...

How bugs in your gut can make you fat (or thin)

This is the second part in our series on the microbial populations we harbour and their effects from brain to bowel. By far the majority of our companion microbes, weighing an impressive 1.5 kilograms and containing more than 1,000 species, reside in our gut, mostly...