A breakthrough therapy to rescue the tens of thousands of people killed or injured each year by carbon monoxide...
Patients with knee injuries have been treated using cartilage grown from their own noses, Swiss doctors announced this...
Scientists have shown that sufferers of chronic back pain report a reduction in pain when given pills they know to be...
A new chemical has been developed to treat parasitic infections responsible for three deadly tropical diseases.
A compound from fruit has been found to dissolve painful kidney stones.
New anti-cancer patch combats colon cancer using targeted
Tobacco plant may light up the way to beat malaria.
An immune system reboot can halt the progression of multiple sclerosis
(MS), doctors in Canada have reported this...
New insights into how cancers recur have been revealed by scientists in the US.
A drug that can block the process in the brain that leads to Alzheimer's has been uncovered by UK scientists.
A molecule designed using a computer modelling system protects against lethal doses of different flu strains.
Drugs administered alongside a blast of ultrasound waves are over twenty times better absorbed, a new study has shown.
An eyedrop formulation can reverse cataracts in days, a new
study has revealed.
Achieving pain-killing benefits from medical marijuana use without negative mood- and memory-altering side effects may...
The missing link in the pathway that endows poppies with the ability to make morphine has been found by scientists in...
Commonly-used stomach ulcer drugs could increase your heart attack risk by up to 25%, a new study has shown.
Drugs, previously used to treat skin conditions, could hold the key to treating multiple sclerosis.
A form of long-acting insulin that automatically activates itself in response to blood sugar levels has been created by...
The way scorpion venom kills its victims has inspired a novel way to look for new drugs
Scientists have developed a technique to reverse the cooking effects of boiling an egg.
New herpes drug stops cold sores from coming back again by
stopping gene activation.
Man receives nightmarish news from his doctors, when his
headaches turn out to be a rare tapeworm living in his brain...
Contraceptive pill changes womens' satisfaction with husband
choice, says study on newly-weds.
This week the USA has carried out its first executions since a botched lethal injection in April. But how does the...