An unidentified substance has killed or injured hundreds of birds so far.
If your annual checkup included a simple blood test to determine how much DNA damage you have in your body, you may be able to optimize your long-term health by taking action to minimize DNA damage due to your diet, exercise and environment. A startup company called Exogen Biotechnology wants to provide the public with a way to monitor their DNA health.
Scientists have been puzzled for years about why obese people are at a higher risk for certain cancers. A new study in mice suggests that gut bacteria specific to the obese may be to blame.