Rahaf Zeidan

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How Your Genes Influence What Medicines Are Right for You

Julie A Johnson, <i>University of Florida</i><p>You have a headache. Do you reach for Tylenol or Advil? Most people have a preference because they have learned over time that one works better than the other at relieving their pain. This type of variability from person to person is true for nearly every …

These Animals Don't Get Cancer, And Scientists Think They Could Hold a Cure

Long live the naked mole rat.<p>In trying to find a cure for cancer, where better to look than the animals that experience very low rates of the …

Viruses ARE Alive, And They’re Older Than Modern Cells, New Study Suggests

Our best insight yet into where viruses came from.<p>Viruses have a huge impact on our lives, and we're making great strides into understanding how to …

Starving Cells of Sugar Could Be The Key to Future Cancer Treatments

Here's what happens when you take away a cancer cell's fuel.<p>Cancer cells are cells that cheat death - rather than growing old and dying, as healthy …

Here's How Long It Really Takes to Break a Habit, According to Science

You're gonna need more than will power.<p>From daily tooth-brushing to the 11am coffee, we all have dozens of habits that get us through our daily …

Foreign DNA Trapped Inside You May Be Changing Your Behavior

There may be another human’s DNA trapped inside of you. This foreign DNA could potentially influence which hand is dominant or the propensity to …

Alzheimer's Disease