The effectiveness of antibiotics can be altered by combining them with each other, non-antibiotic drugs or even with food additives, researchers report.
Genomics has the potential to significantly improve the efficacy of drugs and develop targeted therapies.
People living in England will be the first in the world to have access to DNA tests as routine care starting this fall, putting the NHS at the forefront of healthcare, as it takes a huge step towards precision medicine.
New research links higher body fat with lower breast cancer risk before menopause.
The discovery of molecular rules that regulate the transfer of genetic material between bacteria could help prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance.
A simple $20 blood test could help diagnose thousands of patients with hepatitis B in need of treatment in some of Africa’s poorest regions.
Tiny snippets of genetic material called microRNA may offer a way to detect conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease earlier, according to a new study.
Studies of breast cancer do not take sufficient account of patients’ race, ethnicity, economic status, education level, health insurance coverage, and other social factors, a group of scientists argue.
China’s government is prioritising world-class science and tech. An expert describes the Chinese research landscape – and questions its sustainability.
Scientists have taken a significant step toward developing a new vaccine for malaria, revealing for the first time an ‘atomic-scale’ blueprint of how the parasite invades human cells.
Researchers have created nanoparticles that can zap tumours with significant amounts of heat under a low magnetic field.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug derived from Marijuana to treat two rare and severe forms of epilepsy. Will the U.K. follow?