Medicine

09 May 2017

Can one pill make us run for longer AND gain less weight?

11 April 2017

Taking antibiotics during pregnancy may lead to behaviour changes in your child.

02 April 2017

The Toxoplasma gondii parasite builds a scaffold inside human and other animal cells to help it multiply and cause...

21 March 2017

Artificially-produced antibodies switch off tumour's "don't eat me" signal...

14 March 2017

Scientists have completed a trial for the ebola vaccine on captive chimps, but could this be the last one?

14 March 2017

People with OCD find it hard to learn when something is safe, which could explain why treatments don't always work...

21 February 2017

With PrEP drugs unavailable from National health services for many, some are taking matters into their own hands.

21 February 2017

Should we fund PrEP on the NHS?

21 February 2017

What is HIV, how do you catch the infection, and what could be behind the recent reduction in cases?

14 February 2017

What's it like to be able to hear again with a 'bionic ear'?

14 February 2017

Vaping seems to be safer than smoking, but is it causing more teenagers to take up the habit?

31 January 2017

AI did as well as a panel of doctors when searching for skin cancer.

31 January 2017

A pancreas transplant between a mouse and rat has reversed the symptoms of diabetes.

24 January 2017

Soft robotic sleeve gives hearts a helping hand.

16 January 2017

Are antioxidants all they're cracked up to be?

16 January 2017

A new app hopes to make walking easier for the elderly.

05 January 2017

Chris gets his ticker checked with an ECG.

29 December 2016

Will the alcohol kill off any Salmonella in my eggnog?

15 December 2016

How can we ensure that minority backgrounds are fairly represented in science?

15 December 2016

A new approach helps researchers to assess data from many small-scale studies before designing clinical trials.

12 December 2016

And finally it’s time for our Gene of the Month, which is the gene - or rather the gene fault - responsible for...

12 December 2016

Because we might be able to grow human embryos longer than 14 days in the lab, does that mean we should? Sarah...

05 December 2016

... and it could mean quicker diagnosis and better drug delivery.