Researchers observed test subjects exercising for three months – using only one leg. Comparisons with the idle leg revealed that working out altered the activity of over 4,000 genes.
The majority of Parkinson's cases are in North America. In Asia, on the other hand, it's much less common. Researchers are looking for ways to control the disease and are coming up with unusual results.
It is pigeon racing season in southern India as enthusiasts are preparing their birds and gearing up for the final race. For many people the sport is a way of life. Vasudevan Sridharan reports from Chennai.
Patrick Lange's victory at the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii was one of the most impressive performances of the year. He spoke to DW about how he got there and the spirit that exists in the sport.
Cancer doesn't have to be an inevitable destiny. Scientists know exactly what triggers the disease. And everyone can do something against the biggest threats.
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