Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 08:38
Scientists have identified a gene which they say may have the ability to prevent HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, from spreading after it enters the body.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 16:48
Scientists have found that people affected by cold sores have a mutation in a gene, which means their immune system is not able to prevent the blisters from developing.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 11:31
Researchers have identified a gene mutation associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 21:57
Researchers have found that the breast cancer index (BCI) can accurately identify patients who continue to be at risk after five years of treatment with either tamoxifen or the aromatase inhibitor anastrozole.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:07
Researchers have developed a therapy that could dramatically slow the onset and progression of the Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 11:31
Imagine taking a drug that can reduce the rate at which you age, it may soon be a reality!
Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 13:29
Researchers have identified a novel gene mutation that causes rare but devastating genetic diseases known as mitochondrial disorders.
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 18:52
Scientists have found that altering a single gene in mice extended their average lifespan by about 20 per cent - the equivalent of raising the average human lifespan by 16 years, from 79 to 95.