Medicine

Articles about medicine, physiology, pathology, microbiology, drugs, food, neuroscience and psychology...

25 August 2004

Or for that matter, if you eat a chilled chilli pepper, what will happen? Dalya considers these questions and...

18 August 2004

Nanomedicine, nanotechnology and nanoengineering are the future of science and medicine. Barry Gibb describes how the...

04 August 2004

Radiologist Bob Bury puts the case for screening the population for preventable, and less preventable, diseases. and...

14 July 2004

On May 29, 1953, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary took the last few decisive steps up Mount Everest. Dalya has a look...

07 July 2004

A clinical trial testing an Alzheimer's Disease vaccine was dealt a crushing blow when some of patients showed...

30 June 2004

Exposing patients to x-rays is a gamble between a necessary investigation to aid in forumlating a diagnosis, and the...

23 June 2004

e-Science, including telemedicine, has the potential to revolutionise patient care. Grid technology can ensure flexible...

26 May 2004

Historically, drugs have been produced according to a one-size-fits all approach. But now we are in a position to start...

19 May 2004

Research has revealed that part of the brain responsible for smelling grows during pregnancy, at least in rats. This...

12 May 2004

What is a DNA fingerprint and how can it help you to solve crimes, identify a baby's father and suss out the best...

28 April 2004

Imagine if you could turn your muscles into blood cells, or turning your bone marrow into muscle. How about changing...

21 April 2004

It's funny how the microscopic world of bacteria and viruses are so similar to the macroscopic world of human...

07 April 2004

Animal models of disease help us to understand the molecular, cellular and chemical basis of disease, and to test new...