Medicine

10 October 2016

NICE has approved 'breakthrough' lung cancer drug osimertinib, which has twice the success rate of existing...

10 October 2016

...and it's nothing to do with a calcium deficiency.

10 October 2016

How cells degrade and recycle their cellular various components is what won the Nobel in medicine this year.

10 October 2016

There are more people quitting that ever before and that's partly thanks to e-cigs but could they also be bad for...

07 October 2016

Modelling the effectiveness of bednets against mosquitoes and malaria...

27 September 2016

A new genetic test may allow us to start treating heart disease years before any symptoms emerge.

27 September 2016

New research could lead to a treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

27 September 2016

When detecting and treating tumours, being able to visualise them is essential.

27 September 2016

The new gadget that could save lives.

20 September 2016

New chemicals on bed nets could beat resistance in malaria carrying mosquitoes.

20 September 2016

Kat busts the myth that mental illness is due to a chemical imbalance.

20 September 2016

If you agree to donate your organs does that definitely mean they'll be used?

20 September 2016

New research from The University of Sheffield shows how we all have our own biological Pacmen.

16 September 2016

The disease was discovered over 100 years ago, so what do we now know about it?

16 September 2016

If we know tau tangles and amyloid plaques are the cause of Alzheimer’s, why can’t we just blitz them?

16 September 2016

Early trials of aducanumab show the drug destroying amyloid but there are other drugs that have reached this stage and...

16 September 2016

Could we stop the clumping of plaques and tangles in the first place?

16 September 2016

Although all this research sounds promising, drug development takes time. So what can we do about it now?

13 September 2016

Remember the ice bucket challenge? What did the money we raised go to?

13 September 2016

What is that beating sound inside your head when you have a headache?

31 August 2016

A large scale study reveals how human height has changed in the last 100 years...

22 August 2016

The hidden secrets of the creative mind...

22 August 2016

Could a common technique to prevent premature birth actually cause it?

22 August 2016

Poor sleep habits, including shift work and jet lag, make you more prone to illness, and now we might know why.