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.
An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor.
Your data is key to all developments in biotech. But first we need to find a way of using it that is both progressive and ethical.
Diversity is thought to make ecosystems, species and populations more resilient to environmental stresses.
In Saskatchewan, revolutionary new robots are allowing doctors to deliver medical care to remote communities.
Since the first IVF baby was born in 1978, the idea of genetically engineer offspring with desirable traits has been controversial - but it's not really possible.
The new test exploits a unique DNA signature found only in cancer cells.
From conquering death to automatic insulin deliveries, we will be able to finetune our biology to a once-unthinkable degree.