Medicine

21 February 2017

There's a pill that can prevent HIV: don't you think it should be available?

16 February 2017

There are important evolutionary reasons that explain the differences between men and women, and understanding them can...

22 January 2017

Decoding a fruit smoothie with a DNA sequencer.

18 January 2017

New research takes advances in the Alzheimer’s field and applies them to the field of infection biology to help combat...

17 January 2017

Is the antibiotic apocalypse here, and what can be done?

06 January 2017

Why this is one therapy that should be flushed down the lavatory...

06 January 2017

Real-time data from smokers’ brains could help them re-programme their minds and stub out cigarettes for good.

15 December 2016

European scientists are joining forces to find out more about the impact of common chemicals on human health, with the...

06 December 2016

Shona's story of living with a rare condition called Marfan Syndrome, and how scientific research offers a new...

21 November 2016

How deadly venom might hold the key to treating many medical conditions.

27 October 2016

Adjusting the time that chemotherapy is given to male colorectal cancer patients has been shown to increase their...

13 October 2016

Scientists are looking into exploiting the body clock to prevent obesity.

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03 October 2016

How circumcision cuts the risk of HIV infection and other diseases

29 September 2016

Is passive 'vaping' a thing, and do e-cigarettes actually help you quit?

25 August 2016

Just after a race, most amateur marathon runners have increased levels of proteins linked to heart damage, Dutch...

20 July 2016

Why would parasitic worms have evolved to help their human hosts? The long co-evolution of parasite and host can cuase...

11 July 2016

Can sunlight be used to cure as well as kill?

12 May 2016

A single nerve that runs from the brain to the gut may hold the key to treating obesity.

10 March 2016

A nutritional drink has been shown to conserve memory in people with early stage Alzheimer’s, indicating that it could...

04 January 2016

Should you New Year's resolution be to eat more Brussel sprouts? Discover the health benefits of the humble veg...

22 December 2015

A greater scientific understanding of consciousness is allowing researchers to quantify exactly how conscious we are at...

08 October 2015

Vampires might be on to something: does the key to reversing aging lie in our blood?

24 September 2015

What is the purpose, if any, of pain? Would we be better off without it?

20 August 2015

Could we vaccinate people to prevent them from becoming addicts?