Medicine

11 April 2010

Researchers in California have shown how a new drug, called iRGD, can help to fight tumours by boosting levels of...

28 March 2010

Researchers have overturned a 100-year-old misunderstanding about how the arteries that supply the heart with blood...

07 March 2010

Researchers have identified how a hand held magnetic device could mitigate the pain of migraine...

21 February 2010

It's been 10 years since Dr Chris and Dr Kat first appeared on the radio! Listen back to some clips of that first...

20 December 2009

Dr John Brackenbury gets out his scalpel to reveal what the inner anatomical workings of a cooked chicken...

20 December 2009

Ian McKay discusses the differences between the bone in our limbs and our skull...

06 December 2009

Meera Senthilingam investigates how safe the blood we receive in transfusions really is...

06 December 2009

Henrik Øren discusses a potential new drug to stop Hepatitis C in its tracks...

08 November 2009

We talk to Julian Norman-Taylor about In Vitro Fertilization, what it is, and when it can be used.

13 September 2009

Is it possible to fix a broken heart with stem cells? Sian Harding looks into this...

10 August 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1897, Felix Hoffman first synthesise a stable form of acetylsalicylic acid for...

19 July 2009

We've now heard how you can test embryos for vital clues as to which ones are probably the healthiest and...

19 July 2009

Many people manage to get pregnant doing it nature’s way. But some people need a little bit of medical help and that’s...

08 June 2009

This Week in Science History saw, in 1958, the publication of a significant paper that began the use of ultrasound as a...

29 March 2009

Richard Barnett takes us on a tour of some of the places, characters and events of medical London.

29 March 2009

Vivian Nutton explains how medical discoveries and investigations were conducted over 1,800 years ago in the Classical...

29 March 2009

Opthalmologist, Peter Watson, has taken a fresh look at portraits of Galileo which point to a swelling around his eye...

07 December 2008

There are many, diverse causes of blindness, with Inherited Retinal Degeneration affecting one in 2000 people in the UK...

28 September 2008

Meera finds out how to keep your skin looking young and healthy...

20 July 2008

Dr Harren Jhoti founded Astex Therapeutics in 1999. We chatted to him to find out what happens in the process of...

20 July 2008

Melanie McCullagh from Biotica tells us how they are fighting diseases using chemicals found in bacteria.

30 March 2008

TB has been virtually eradicated from the UK and a whole generation have had hardly any contact from it so it’s easy...

27 January 2008

We’ve already heard about how flu actually causes disease, how it invades us, how it hijacks our cells and makes us...

27 January 2008

We find out about a revolutionary new way to diagnose our winter bugs in two hours rather than two weeks. It’s going to...