Surgeons at New York University’s Langone Transplant Institute have successfully performed a pig kidney transplant to a human. Can this save human lives?
Top stories on Covid-19: India passed 1 billion vaccine doses administered; Italian study finds only very old or sick die of COVID-19 if vaccinated; US FDA approves Moderna and Johnson &a...
Gene therapies can cure incurable diseases, such as sickle cell disease, but treatment costs and lack of in-country manufacturing are slowing progress.
Top stories: Moscow imposes new COVID-19 restrictions; US study finds Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine highly protective in 12-18-year-olds; record daily rise in COVID-19 cases in Singapore and Ro...
We are making progress towards a new green energy economy, according to a landmark report from the International Energy Agency - but not fast enough for net zero by 2050.
Dr. Tereze Kasaeva, Director of the WHO's Global Tuberculosis Programme, explains what TB is and why Tuberculosis deaths are on the rise.
Top stories: India's vaccine campaign slows as output exceeds dose gap; Latvia announces COVID-19 lockdown; EU has exported more than a billion vaccine doses, says von der Leyen.
Top stories: New Zealand vaccinates 2.5% of its population in one day; US to accept mixed vaccines doses from international travellers; Britain reports highest daily COVID-19 case total s...
Latvia cancels routine operations to free up beds; US donates additional 17 million vaccines to Africa; Palau hits 99% vaccinated.
Researchers in the Netherlands are developing the 'Bubble Gun' which uses laser technology to deliver 'virtually painless injections'.
A paper entitled 'The Economic Analysis of the Value of Genetic Testing' has been released, containing contributions from genomics experts worldwide.
Research in the UK shows COVID-19 symptoms can be similar to the common cold. So how can you tell the difference? Professor Tim Spector explains the data.
Top stories: COVID-19 cases dropping across the Americas; India to resume vaccine exports; Melbourne, Australia set to exit COVID-19 lockdown next week.
Fostering a sense of security, well-being, confidence, hope and resilience are all techniques to help us decrease stress or trauma in certain situations.
The occurence of eye diseases increases as the world population ages and lifestyles change. This is important because eye health affects quality of life and has economic and social conseq...