One out of every four people dies of cancer, whereas only one of every 20 elephants dies of cancer. What is it about elephants that protects them from the dreaded disease? They have 20 pairs of cancer-fighting genes, while people have only one pair.
Studies show that short bouts of exercise can be effective in improving heart structure, function and in controlling diabetes.
It's rare that many of us stop to think about our blood type--but new research indicates it may play a role in our risk for coronary heart disease.