Medicine

21 September 2015

How do hospitals prepare for the arrival of critical patients?

21 September 2015

Meet the people on call to stop death in its tracks: London's Air Ambulance.

21 September 2015

A new technique could help reduce the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's, by opening up the blood brain barrier...

21 September 2015

Coffee lovers beware: drinking it at night disrupts your body clock by almost an hour, leading to less sleep...

08 September 2015

Headlines claim 'bad' fats, like butter, may not be so bad after all, but what does the science say?

08 September 2015

A prototype, 3D-printed robotic hand that can be made faster and cheaper than current prosethetics has won the UK leg...

24 August 2015

A new cancer treatment, which uses MRI scanners to target tumours, has been unveiled...

24 August 2015

A new polymer, which changes colour on impact, could help assess the severity of head injuries for soldiers and...

24 August 2015

Australia recently launched its National Science Week, kicking things off with Perth Science Festival...

10 August 2015

Researchers have tracked down the genetic factors that lead to the onset of Huntington's disease, to deduce at...

10 August 2015

Scientists have discovered a trigger for the regeneration of skin, hair or organs in humans. This could be used to...

03 August 2015

Could the hormone associated with breast feeding and mother-baby bonding also be responsible for our feelings of...

03 August 2015

Testosterone is associated with lust and aggression, but does it deserve its reputation, and what would a world...

03 August 2015

How do sex hormones work, and what happens when you start taking supplements?

03 August 2015

You might think it’s the weather getting you down, but could bacteria be to blame for some of the symptoms of...

03 August 2015

Research implies street lights can come off with no increase in crimes or crashes.

27 July 2015

Cancer is caused by gene mutation but how much is too much and could increasing mutations lead to new treatments?

21 July 2015

A binge-eating fish in Mexico shares a genetic mutation found in obese people but unlike humans, these fish stay...

21 July 2015

The decay-fighting ingredient in toothpaste - sodium fluoride - can predict your heart attack risk.

13 July 2015

Can a shift to digital records help hospitals use big data to improve health care?

26 June 2015

Scientists have unravelled just why we get ringing in our ears - or tinnitus - and the discovery could pave the way...

26 June 2015

Scientists think this will permit the breeding of bespoke poppy varieties, including those that produce the anti-...

24 June 2015

What causes tinnitus and hyperacusis?

22 June 2015

Although the plague is now not the problem it once was, other infections, like Ebola, are still a huge issue in...