Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 23:17
The Food and Drug Administration in America has ordered a safety review of antibacterial soaps after a new study warned that such products contain ingredients that make humans resistant to antibiotics.
Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 11:37
A new study has shown that taking the breast cancer drug anastrozole for five years reduces the chances of developing the disease in high risk post-menopausal women by 53 percent compared with women who took a placebo.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 15:25
DNA methylation is a biochemical process involving the modification of DNA that plays an important role in development and disease.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 09:41
In response to concerns about the rise in drug-resistant superbugs worldwide, US regulators issued voluntary guidelines to help cut back on antibiotics routinely fed to farm animals.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 16:59
A new research has discovered a biological mechanism that allows brain tumor cells to escape from the drugs designed to target them, resulting in drug resistance.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:31
Researchers have discovered a way of traversing the blood-brain barrier, as well as a similar physiological obstacle in the eye, the retinal-blood barrier.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 11:54
A new study has presented very promising results for the treatment of the cancer form multiple myeloma.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 09:57
US has approved a breakthrough therapy for treatment of chronic hepatitis C that is expected to offer a more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying viral disease.