Medicine

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...

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.

02 August 2017

Scientists add weight to the theory that sleep and waist circumference are linked.

31 July 2017

Diabetes may be transferable to other individuals, scientists have shown...

31 July 2017

A response to “systematic bias, wastage, error, and fraud in research underpinning patient care” has been published in...

14 July 2017

Disturbing slow wave sleep patterns of brain activity increase levels of the Alzheimer's protein beta-amyloid in...

14 July 2017

A drug to block Zika virus transmission from a pregnant mother to her unborn baby has been announced by scientists in...

08 July 2017

Scientists in Cambridge have developed a new technique to grow replacement bile ducts for patients with liver disease.

08 July 2017

Scientists in the US and Germany have developed a personalised immune therapy for skin cancer.

29 June 2017

A new technique to see inside tissues in three dimensions, so doctors can make better and much faster diagnoses during...

29 June 2017

Doctors in the UK have performed a pioneering treatment using powerful magnets to fix a problem with a patient's...

22 June 2017

A genetic link has been found to preeclampsia, the condition that causes high blood pressure and urinary protein in a...