Medicine

19 October 2015

How would Martian settlers diagnose illnesses without the luxury of hospital equipment?

19 October 2015

Brain scans that pinpoint the source of epileptic fits have been developed.

13 October 2015

This year's Nobelists have revolutionized the treatment of some of the world's most devastating parasitic...

13 October 2015

For the first time, scientists have been able to grow mini-kidneys in a petri-dish!

13 October 2015

Antioxidant supplements may accelerate the spread of skin cancer...

06 October 2015

Just four microbes could be the difference between whether someone develops asthma or not.

06 October 2015

A new fizzing powder stops bleeding in its tracks...

06 October 2015

How fit do you have to be to go to space and how do we test for it in advance?

02 October 2015

The distribution of brain atrophy in patients with Parkinson's Disease has a network structure.

02 October 2015

Exploring the links between the chickenpox vaccination and shingles.

29 September 2015

Concussion is proving a big headache for players and managers at the Rugby World Cup - but what does the science say?

22 September 2015

How do you recover from a traumatic brain injury?

21 September 2015

Being discharged from hospital is rarely the end of the story - injuries often leave lasting, sometimes devastating...

21 September 2015

How do doctors decide when to withdraw treatment, and how can one person's death save another life?

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...