14 June 2018

Being hungry makes you moody - hangry - and also puts you in a negative emotional state, new research has shown...

31 May 2018

Strong social ties may preserve memory in old age, according to a new study conducted at the Ohio State University.

25 May 2018

What impact could a more active commute have for your heart health?

12 January 2018

Scientists grow functioning muscle in the lab

21 December 2017

Scientists have found that immune system cells provide growth hormones to the developing embryo...

30 November 2017

A brain hormone that controls water balance in the body also plays a key role in creating new blood cells, a new study...

23 November 2017

Cancers carry microbes with them when they spread around the body, suggesting that bacteria might promote the process,...

23 November 2017

New hair-thin brain probe could revolutionise how we record brain activity

09 November 2017

Carbon nanotubes could be as bad for you as asbestos, a new UK study has shown.

09 November 2017

Doctors in Germany have used gene therapy to grow a complete new epidermis for a boy with a life-threatening inherited...

12 October 2017

A cholesterol injection can reduce the damage done by a heart attack, new research has shown.

12 October 2017

Fever during pregnancy might cause development heart and facial abnormalities, a new study has shown.

05 October 2017

The condition polycystic kidney disease, also known as PKD, has been recreated using stem cells in a culture dish by...

05 October 2017

A gene therapy technique that can help to repair the retina and restore lost vision has been tested successfully on...

24 August 2017

Chemicals released by gut microbes slow down the ageing process in worms, flies and even mice, scientists announced...

18 August 2017

Disabling and disruptive to the lives of sufferers, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects around 740,000 people...

16 August 2017

Repairing damaged organs with injectable tissue bandages may only be a heartbeat away ...

15 August 2017

Cellular garbage disposal structures, known as lysosomes, may be worsening damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease,...

19 March 2017

From the noses of West Africans, South Asians, East Asians, and Northern Europeans, new research has found populations...

27 February 2017

Many of us are probably all too familiar with the looming dread that comes with the morning after a night of drinking....

13 January 2017

"Weekend warriors" reduce their mortality risk by 30%.

10 January 2017

Our gene of the month has a tale behind it.

03 December 2016

Prostate cancer is diagnosed in more than a million men every year, and the rates have more than doubled in recent...