Medicine

19 November 2017

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

10 November 2017

New study measures mechanisms for reversal of Type 2 diabetes in rats.

09 November 2017

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

02 November 2017

Whether a cancer patient responds to certain treatments is dictated by the the bacteria they carry in their intestines...

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...

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...

14 September 2017

Could bacteria be conspiring with cancer to block the action of chemotherapy drugs?

14 September 2017

Human population, agriculture, tourism and trade are moving microbes around the world at unprecedented levels,...

07 September 2017

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

01 September 2017

Novartis, the pharma multinational headquartered in Switzerland, has successfully sought approval for a new class of...

01 September 2017

People living with HIV are twice as likely to develop heart disease. A multinational team of scientists may have found...

24 August 2017

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

17 August 2017

A way to fix problems caused by additional copies of chromosomes has been discovered by UK scientists...

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,...

11 August 2017

The constellation of genes that need to be in working order to enable the immune system to kill off cancers has been...

11 August 2017

A certain species of bacteria breaks down compounds, commonly found in black tea, to create a molecule that protects...

03 August 2017

An in-born heart defect has been fixed using gene editing in human embryos, scientists reported this week.

03 August 2017

The new method aims to strip the harmful plastic byproduct from our water supplies.