Medicine News Articles

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06 January 2008

A gene-treatment to reduce the risk of heavy drinking

02 December 2007

Strains of drought-resistant GM plants to preserve crop yields and combat the effects of climate change have been...

18 November 2007

In a slightly icky turn of events, collaborating researchers in the US have discovered that menstrual blood could be a...

11 November 2007

Scientists have uncovered the mechanism by which breast feeding can boost brain power.

04 November 2007

UK scientists have discovered that the herpes simplex virus (HSV), which is responsible for triggering cold sores, may...

28 October 2007

A serving of broccoli wards of skin cancer...

21 October 2007

Scientists in the US have uncovered how the body tackles certain viral infections, and the results might help to...

21 October 2007

Scientists in Belgium have found a gene that may be partly responsible for the urge to spend a penny...