Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 19:04
Researchers have uncovered the system that allows the sharing of genetic material between bacteria - and therefore the spread of antibiotic resistance.
Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 16:26
People who have had common skin cancers may be at an increased risk of developing melanoma and 29 other cancer types, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 13:45
Seemingly healthy cells may, in fact, hide clues that lung cancer would later develop, an alarming study shows.
Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 12:55
For the first time, researchers have shown that an essential biological process known as protein synthesis can be studied in adult stem cells.
Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 10:59
Researchers in the US say they have developed a prototype blood test that can tell with 90 percent accuracy whether a healthy person will develop Alzheimer`s disease within three years.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 14:44
BPA, a compound widely used in plastics such as food storage containers, may contribute to breast cancer by disrupting the genes that prevent the tumour from growing, Indian-origin researchers have found.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:22
Deaths from Alzheimer`s disease are under-reported in the United States and the most common form of dementia may be taking as many lives as heart disease or cancer, said a study Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:12
A new gene therapy approach that engineers a person`s T cells so that they become resistant to the human immunodeficiency virus has shown early signs of success, researchers said Wednesday.
Clinical trials are to begin soon on a new vaginal ring that promises to provide months of protection against pregnancy, HIV and herpes, US researchers said Wednesday.