Cancer cells that are starved of oxygen because of rapid tumour growth may be more susceptible to certain types of drugs, a new study shows.
Genomics will change what patients expect from their provider, as well as change how physicians treat them. Before this happens, education on both sides is needed. This month we look at some of the big talking points.
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?
A report has highlighted the potential misuses of synthetic biology for biological warfare with recommendations of how we might prepare for and prevent biological attacks.
There’s no therapy developed yet, that can stop cancer cells from moving throughout the body. New research shows that it may be possible to do so, in freezing cancer cells and killing them where they stand.
Scientists seeking to unlock secrets of cellular ageing have identified a gene that triggers senescence, a phenomenon in which cells stop dividing.
Psychiatric disorders share many genetic variants, while neurological disorders appear more distinct, according to a new study from the Brainstorm Consortium.
A survey of people who have taken part in clinical trials indicates that participants care more about the benefits to science than the risk of sharing their personal data.
We’d all dearly like to see a cure for the common cold, but it never quite seems to arrive. So what’s the hold-up — and will it be over soon? Getting rid of this scourge is nothing to be sneezed at.
Computational researchers have developed a computer program which has revealed a previously unknown combination of drugs that may be the answer to triple-negative breast cancer.
Travel allows us to see the world – and bring foreign diseases home. Here’s why spreading disease is easier than ever.
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic recommends genetic testing for all pancreatic cancer patients as the new standard of care, after finding six genetic mutations in patients with no family history of the disease.