Medicine News Articles

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

28 June 2018

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

25 June 2018

Gaming has earned a bad reputation: it's now an addictive disorder...

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

14 June 2018

Being hungry makes you moody - hangry - and also puts you in a negative emotional state, new research has shown...

31 May 2018

Strong social ties may preserve memory in old age, according to a new study conducted at the Ohio State University.

25 May 2018

What impact could a more active commute have for your heart health?

19 January 2018

Soil samples from all over the world have been studied to uncover the bacteria they contain. The vast majority of the...

12 January 2018

Scientists grow functioning muscle in the lab

21 December 2017

Not feeling the cold could be key to the ability of hibernators, like squirrels and hamsters, to snooze their way...

21 December 2017

Scientists have found that immune system cells provide growth hormones to the developing embryo...

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

New hair-thin brain probe could revolutionise how we record brain activity

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...

16 November 2017

Every step you take, every click you make, someone's watching you...

10 November 2017

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

09 November 2017

Carbon nanotubes could be as bad for you as asbestos, a new UK study has shown.