Knowing what cancer will do next could lessen the likelihood of it becoming resistant to treatment. A new Canadian study investigates how cancer adapts its metabolism to potentially overcome therapies still in development.
Boosting metabolism is the holy grail of weight watchers everywhere, but how fast your body burns calories depends on several things. Some people inherit a speedy metabolism. Men tend to burn more calories than women, even while resting. And for most people, metabolism slows steadily after age 40, webmed.com wrote.
We all know the symptoms that result from running on five hours of sleep (or even less) for a few nights: Our brains feel foggy, thought processes become impaired, and sometimes we feel more anxious than usual. While the most obvious effects of sleep deprivation include feelings of fatigue or lowered productivity, long-term lack of sleep can take a toll on our bodies in often invisible ways.
A new meta-analysis finds genetic reasons why caffeine has different effects on different people, according to its authors, from Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital - both in Boston, MA.