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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…

13 July 2018

A new growth-factor based treatment treatment to regenerate hearts after a heart attack has been discovered by Oxford...

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...

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...