Medicine


12 October 2018

Young people are drinking less or not starting to drink alcohol at all, a new study finds.

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 group of scientists are using virtual reality technology to treat fear of heights…

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...

28 June 2018

Changes in the molecules your gut bacteria make can help diagnose fatty liver disease...

24 June 2018

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

21 June 2018

For the first time ever, a robot has been used to perform surgery on the human eye

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

15 December 2017

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

14 December 2017

Wine glasses have ballooned in size and are now over 7 times larger than they were in the 1700s, researchers in the UK...

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...

24 November 2017

Heavy drinkers are more likely to choose strongly alcoholic drinks associated with negative emotions, such as...

23 November 2017

Mice exposed to allergens pass on protective proteins to offspring through breastfeeding

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...

10 November 2017

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