A new cancer cell-based assay could help doctors diagnose cancer, better monitor the disease, and take a step closer to customised treatment for individual patients.
Scientists have developed a straightforward, computational way to measure cellular age, a feat that may lead to better, simpler screening and monitoring methods for cancer and other diseases.
Experts in medicine and law are urging the US to allow for the replacement of mutation-bearing mitochondria to prevent fatal illnesses in children.
Our panel of experts come together to discuss the benefits and drawbacks on the use of saliva DNA in genetic studies and how it’s currently being used to diminish biases in our databases and uncovering the role of epigenetics in psychiatric disorders.
The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew about the body upside down.
Kat Arney is one of the “Top 10 Brits who make science sexy”, according to BBC America. Need we say more?
Scientists have found new genetic mutations that promote the survival of cancer cells.The research also provides a clearer understanding of how some cancer cells are able to resist treatment.
Cells made by fusing a normal human muscle cell with a muscle cell from a person with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy were able to significantly improve muscle function when implanted into the muscles of a mouse model of the disease.