Medicine News Articles

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

20 August 2020

Scientists build an artificial liver device that sustains liver function and stimulates organ repair...

12 May 2020

Healthcare workers are carrying COVID-19 without realising they’re infected, a new study shows...

01 May 2020

Coughs and sneezes traditionally spread diseases, and coronavirus particles are shed into sewage...

28 April 2020

Loss of smell and taste sense has been reported by people later diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2. Now we know why...

22 April 2020

Covid-19 mortality rates are apparently much lower in some parts of the world. Might the TB jab you had as a teenager...

19 April 2020

Immune responses can actually help Covid-19 to infect cells, a new study reveals...

05 April 2020

Scientists have found a new molecule to treat paracetamol overdose

10 March 2020

Is lettuce grown in space as good for you as lettuce grown on Earth?

21 February 2020

An expandable heart valve could spare millions from multiple, hazardous heart surgeries...

30 January 2020

Can running for 15 minutes a day help improve the health of children?

03 January 2020

Hate cleaning? Wish things just wouldn’t get dirty? Technology to the rescue...

17 December 2019

DNA stores our biological blueprint, and it can now store the blueprint of common objects too...

16 December 2019

Poor living conditions is linked to depression in men, and anxiety in women...

30 November 2019

Destabilising addiction memories turns out to be a surprisingly effective long-term treatment for alcoholism...

29 November 2019

If you find it difficult to change your diet, look at what these bacteria did…

28 November 2019

Tiny micropolymers can preserve key nutrients in food supplements...

23 November 2019

The genetic changes that protect ash trees against ash dieback disease have been uncovered by UK scientists...

15 November 2019

In every generation there is about a 1% chance of a child’s father not actually being the mother’s husband...

10 November 2019

Enjoyment of pop songs is down to the uncertainty and surprise created by certain chords...

02 November 2019

Measles erases the immune system's memory of past infections, two new studies revealed this week...

01 November 2019

After decades, researchers have discovered how measles erases our immune system’s memory of past infections...

30 October 2019

Ditching a raft of genes helped marine mammals to adapt to life afloat...

02 October 2019

A small study found that exercise reduced the brain shrinkage rate in people at risk of Alzheimer's disease.

25 September 2019

Researchers find that restoring sensation in amputated legs seems to make walking easier...