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24 June 2016

A new way to find the optimal cocktail of drugs for patients with cystic fibrosis has been announced by Dutch...

17 June 2016

Exercise is commonly associated with stress relief and well being, and researchers now believe it could also be the...

17 June 2016

A technique for producing anatomically accurate replacement bones using a individual's own cells has been...

17 June 2016

Tobacco plant may light up the way to beat malaria.

10 June 2016

An immune system reboot can halt the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), doctors in Canada have reported this...

07 June 2016

When given the choice of plastic particles or zooplankton, fish prefer to eat plastic. Is it time to ban microplastic...

03 June 2016

Opioid drugs, like morphine, can paradoxically cause chronic pain conditions.

03 June 2016

A technique to trigger an anti-cancer immune response potentially capable of neutralising any tumour has been...

27 May 2016

New insights into how cancers recur have been revealed by scientists in the US.

20 May 2016

A tiny organism that lives in soil has been found to reverse some of the physical effects of stress.

20 May 2016

ADHD might affect up to 1 in 8 adults according to new research.

19 May 2016

Study finds that having Botox treatment impairs your ability to read the emotions of others.

17 May 2016

Scientists have developed a portable, low-cost, and rapid test for the Zika virus that will soon be deployed in the...

29 April 2016

Pensioners vaccinated before 11am had up to four times the immune response compared to those in the afternoon, new...

29 April 2016

A gene that adds two years to your appearance has been documented by scientists studying people in the Netherlands and...

29 April 2016

Microscopic beads coated with part of the outer shell of human eggs could act as both a contraceptive and fertility...

22 April 2016

One half of the human brain remains on alert the first time you sleep in unfamiliar surroundings...

21 April 2016

The male hormone testosterone causes arteries to harden, explaining why heart disease is more prevalent among men...

14 April 2016

Zika virus can damage neural stem cells and developing brain tissue in culture making it a likely cause of...

05 April 2016

Researchers have found that pregnant women would be prepared to take part in a gene therapy trial for the condition...

17 March 2016

A new scaffold material for brain cell transplants to improve treatments for neurodegenerative diseases has been...

17 March 2016

A link between air pollution exposure during pregnancy and subsequent childhood behavioural problems has been revealed...

10 March 2016

Bowel bacteria can affect levels of artery clogging chemicals, leading to increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.

04 March 2016

A wireless electrode device that beams brainwaves out of the head has enabled monkeys to manoeuvre wheelchairs using...