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Salmonella can help fight cancer, scientists discover
20 Feb 2017
Salmonella, the common food poisoning bug, can help fight cancer, according to scientists. The bacteria can infiltrate tumours and allow the body’s immune system to target cancer cells. Cancers are...
First blood biomarker discovered for the prognosis of multiple sclerosis: quick, accurate and soon to be available
7 Feb 2017
In women, age-related cognitive decline may start sooner than we think
26 Jan 2017 • 2 comments
Personality traits linked to differences in brain structure
26 Jan 2017
Our personality may be shaped by how our brain works, but in fact the shape of our brain can itself provide surprising clues about how we behave - and our risk of developing mental health disorders -...
Cancer spread cut by 75% in tests
18 Jan 2017 • 2 comments
The deadly spread of cancer around the body has been cut by three-quarters in animal experiments, say scientists.Tumours can "seed" themselves elsewhere in the body and this process is behind 90% of...
Vomiting bug 'at high level this winter'
14 Dec 2016 • 2 comments
The number of people falling ill with the vomiting bug norovirus in England this winter is at higher than average levels, figures suggest.Lab testing has revealed there have been 1,704 cases so far -...
New diabetes treatment could eliminate need for insulin injections
13 Dec 2016
Tested in mice, therapy involves a capsule of genetically engineered cells implanted under the skin that release insulin as required. A cell-based diabetes treatment has been developed by scientists...
Opioids Causing Concerns, Problems for Chronic Pain Patients
14 Oct 2016 • 42 comments
Cancer: Targeting tumors with microwave-activated nanoparticles shows promise
13 Oct 2016
The potential for photodynamic therapy to treat cancer is limited by the fact that light cannot penetrate deep inside tissue. Now, a new approach that uses microwaves to activate nanoparticles could...
Type 2 Diabetes Prescriptions by GPs Up 33% in UK
13 Oct 2016 • 1 comment
Scientists identify genes that disrupt response to breast cancer treatment
12 Sep 2016
Eye Test May Reveal Parkinson’s Disease Earlier
12 Sep 2016