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.
Meet the only surgeon at a South Sudan hospital which serves a population of more than 200,000 people, many of whom are refugees fleeing civil conflict.
The researchers used CRISPR to modify the gene responsible for determining sex in 150 male mosquitoes.
Storytelling and communication are vital skills in the modern economy.
New research can identify a person's circadian rhythms through their blood sample, which could give us major new insights about our bodies.
Genome sequencing is helping diagnose rare conditions.