Disease


28 July 2018

Using the power of tiny magnets, a team at Stanford have captured cancer cells circulating in the blood

20 July 2018

Could blocking the survival of ‘memory’ immune cells be the answer to a disfiguring skin condition?

19 July 2018

Circumcision is preventing tens of thousands of cases of HIV infection, a new study from Zimbabwe has confirmed this...

16 July 2018

A hearing aid system that uses light to send sound signals into the nervous system has been developed by researchers in...

16 July 2018

The natural tendency of circulating cancer cells to seek out their parent tumours, or sites of cancer spread called...

13 July 2018

A new growth-factor based treatment treatment to regenerate hearts after a heart attack has been discovered by Oxford...

07 July 2018

A way to target cancer by re-programming the immune system to attack tumours has been discovered by scientists in the...

06 July 2018

Coffee could help reduce the risk of chronic diseases...

24 June 2018

Marriage protects against heart disease and strokes, new research has revealed...

31 May 2018

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

15 December 2017

A DNA-based drug that can penetrate brain cells to block the production of a toxic protein might be about to...

23 November 2017

Dolly the cloned sheep didn't have early-onset arthritis, a new study looking at her skeleton has concluded.

23 November 2017

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

23 November 2017

A chemical released by intestinal worms to prevent the immune system attacking them has been isolated by scientists in...

19 November 2017

Scientists have developed a new method of growing liver cancer cells in the lab, which could greatly improve our...

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.

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...

28 September 2017

A dipstick test that can rapidly and accurately tell Zika infection from dengue has been developed by US researchers.

21 September 2017

A gene therapy technique that can halt the progression of a condition resembling multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice has...

07 September 2017

Scientists cure 100% of macaques infected with worst-case scenario strain of Lassa fever virus...