Medicine

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.

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

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

14 September 2017

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

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...