Personal Health

Paulina Porizkova Poses in String Bikini as She Fights Back Against Comments From 'Trolls' on Aging

Paulina Porizkova wants to change the dialogue surrounding the natural aging process—and she's using her Instagram platform to spread awareness for the issue. Days Porizkova praised Sarah Jessica Parker for calling out the "misogynist chatter" surrounding aging as a woman, the 56-year-old former supermodel continued the important conversation on social media. In a new Instagram […]

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‘Magic bullet’ found in fight against leukemia

Researchers have made a huge leap forward in finding a targeted therapy for acute myeloid leukemia. The innovative ‘magic bullet’ technique uses specific antibody-targeting technology that would reduce the need for current treatments that can be arduous, invasive and require long hospital admissions. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) generally affects older people with around three thousand […]

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Live brain models used in hunt for Alzheimers treatment

Studying tiny ‘live’ models of the human brain has helped researchers understand its aging and find a key to potential treatments for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. University of Queensland scientists have found different cellular mechanisms that can either accelerate or reduce brain cell deterioration. Professor Ernst Wolvetang studied organoids, models that closely mimic the […]

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Choosing the ‘best’ embryo in IVF

Each year, tens of thousands of babies are born in the United States as the result of IVF (in vitro fertilization) – where several eggs are fertilized outside the mother’s body and then an embryo is selected for transfer into her womb. For a number of years now, it has been possible for prospective parents […]