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Revolutionary cancer treatment gets approved by FDA
5 Sep 2017
The US has approved the first treatment to redesign a patient's own immune system so it attacks cancer. The regulator - the US Food and Drug Administration - said its decision was a "historic" moment...
An overview of cancer research progress
30 Aug 2017
Every news story about cancer research should come with a health warning: believe the hope, but not the hype. Good headlines are quick and catchy, good science is steady steps taken on a complicated...
Experimental immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes
30 Aug 2017
Should you finish a course of antibiotics?
2 Aug 2017 • 6 comments
Telomeres: What causes biological aging?
2 Aug 2017 • 1 comment
If you are wondering how your cells age, look no further than the ends of your chromosomes. Special structures called telomeres keep a close eye on the damage that accumulates in our cells and signal...
Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain, finds new research
1 Aug 2017 • 2 comments
All English GPs to have Wi-Fi by end of year
13 Jul 2017
Personalised vaccines to treat skin cancer show promise in small studies
13 Jul 2017 • 1 comment
Steroids may do more harm than good in some cases of severe asthma
12 Jul 2017 • 4 comments
Art boosts long-term mental health - new study
12 Jul 2017 • 1 comment
Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.An...