Treating the rise in non-communicable diseases could be made easier if 'bench and bedside' finally starting collaborating
Researchers are pairing a nanoscale imaging technique with virtual reality technology to offer a way for researchers to “step inside” biological data.
15 years ago the $3 billion Human Genome Project was completed. Today, it costs as little as $600 - and you can pay for it at the supermarket. The genomics revolution is here, and its pot...
Healthcare is increasingly burdened with non-communicable disease in an ageing population. Here's how technology and the British NHS model can help it adapt.
MIT scientists have created a new deep-learning model that can predict from a mammogram if a patient is likely to develop breast cancer as much as five years in the future.
A study has shown that in treating cancer patients, proton therapy results in fewer side effects than traditional X-ray radiation therapy.
Countries across the world are realizing that targetted approaches to disease screening and treatment are the future of their healthcare systems.
For the first time, scientists have created life with genetic code that was developed from scratch.
A new report by the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Health and Healthcare highlights some of the most innovative research transforming medicine.
Cancer is the world’s second biggest killer after heart disease and the number of cases is forecast to rise by almost two thirds by 2040. This new study shows which countries are best pre...
According to a new paper, society’s expectations about gender roles alter the human brain at the cellular level.
Nearly 75,000 people in America need an organ transplant, and that list is only set to get longer. Animals could provide the solution to the organ crisis.
Recent studies suggest that we need to reconsider the way we use disinfectants in hospitals in much the same way we regulate the use of antibiotics to reduce antimicrobial resistance.
On average, women get diagnoses later in their lives than men when they contract a disease, a new study in Denmark suggests.
The UK is waking up to the fact that the medical care of the future will work hand-in-hand with artificial intelligence.