The length of DNA strands could be used to predict how long heart disease patients have to live, according to a new study.
Having sons can shorten a woman's lifespan, according to a new study that found that mothers who give birth to sons live slightly shorter lives than mothers who give birth to daughters.
The parasite's eggs can trigger inflammation, which is particularly problematic for children, who can experience delays in growth and brain development as a result.
A recent study has found that neurons can live for even longer than you do.
If you can never decide whether you want coffee or tea in the morning, these new findings will make the decision easier. Scientists have recently discovered that drinking coffee can add years to a person's life. The study, which involved nearly half a million older Americans, revealed that the risk of death decreased the more cups of coffee participants consumed.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.