Medicine

23 May 2016

ADHD might affect up to 1 in 8 adults according to new research.

06 May 2016

Party drug ketamine has been villainized by the media but a new study has revealed how it treats symptoms of depression...

26 April 2016

Scientists from the Univeristy of Edinburgh think that testosterone may be behind the higher instances of heart attacks...

26 April 2016

Despite dire predictions new research suggests that dementia rates are actually falling, specifically in men.

11 April 2016

Kat busts the myth that your tongue has different taste zones.

11 April 2016

A team have created a new form of personalised medicine, which could mean correct doses of drugs for transplant...

11 April 2016

Could the forgotten vitamin K have life saving properties?

03 April 2016

If a test picks up 25% abnormal cells in a developing embryo, does that mean the baby will be abnormal? Maybe not.

03 April 2016

Brain training apps are a huge market, but do they actually work?

23 March 2016

DNA from 18th century teeth reveals plague secrets

20 March 2016

What is the sugar tax, why is it being imposed and, most importantly, will it work?

15 March 2016

Could we dry blood so that is could be stored forever and transported with ease?

15 March 2016

What makes Cambridge Science Festival so special?

15 March 2016

How can scientists become great communicators? FameLab can help.

07 March 2016

Why didn't we see Zika coming, and how can we try and prepare for what's out there?

07 March 2016

Polio is closer than ever to being eradicated, but social and political issues are getting in the way.

07 March 2016

Smallpox was the first disease ever to be wiped out by science, but how did we do it?

07 March 2016

The UK's longest running study turned 70 this week, so what did we learn?

07 March 2016

Could skimping on sleep be giving you the equivalent of the marijuana munchies?

07 March 2016

Nitrous oxide has been shown to reduce the instance of intrusive memories from a "traumatic" film.

26 February 2016

If you're left-brain dominant, are you more organised? And if you're more right-brain, are you more creative?

26 February 2016

A new way to find fatty arterial plaques that can rupture and cause a heart attack is unveiled by UK cardiologists...

23 February 2016

A groudbreaking cancer "cure" has been all over the news, but should we be jumping up and down just yet?

13 February 2016

Professor Azim Surani discusses the recent global summit on genome editing held in Washington in December.