A patient with metastatic breast cancer has made a dramatic recovery after receiving a personalised therapy using her own cells.
New findings suggest that a person’s own immune system helps nudge him or her down the path toward Parkinson’s, and that restraining the immune system with drugs potentially could prevent the neurological disorder.
New research may explain the link between a high level of iron in the body and prostate cancer.
Starting about 7,000 years ago, and extending over the next two millennia, recent studies suggest, the genetic diversity of men—specifically, the diversity of their Y chromosomes—collapsed.
Scientists can be powerful influencers and role models. So there’s reason for concern when the same names and faces dominate coverage and visibility.
New research shines a spotlight on the placenta’s critical role in the nature versus nurture debate and how it confers risk for schizophrenia and likely other neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD, autism, and Tourette syndrome.
A group of clinical neurologists, molecular biologists and computer scientists have worked together to solve the mystery of why motor neurons die in patients with motor neuron disease.
Genetics is influencing more and more of our decisions, but we can’t make the right choices if we don’t understand it.
A new technique reveals the earliest stages of human development without the need for human embryos.
A discovery has provided significant insight into the overall genome structure of dinosaurs.
A new analysis of DNA sequences suggests the Native American founding population that migrated from Siberia consisted of approximately 250 people.