Our immune cells can undergo a spectacular form of cell death, using their own DNA to make nets that kill infectious microbes. Now for the first time, advanced microscopy techniques have allowed scientists to visualise details ...
Older people who switch to using pill organisers could experience adverse effects and even hospitalisation - according to research from the University of East Anglia.
Less than 60% of premature babies born in 11 European countries receive a package of four simple, widely available care measures known to improve survival, finds a study in The BMJ today.
It is time for NHS England to "do the right thing" and fund pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention, argue two senior public health doctors in The BMJ today.
Faced with the worst yellow fever outbreak in parts of Africa in decades and running low on vaccine, the World Health Organization plans to use only fractional doses of the vaccine in some areas when it launches an emergency ...
A study published today in the Journal of Neuroscience led by Yongjie Yang of Tufts University School of Medicine identifies an astroglial trigger mechanism as contributing to symptoms of fragile X syndrome in mice.
In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers in the Institute for Molecular Virology and School of Dentistry at the University of Minnesota report that most types of retroviruses have distinct, non-identical virus ...
After legal battles and lobbying efforts, tens of thousands of people with hepatitis C are gaining earlier access to expensive drugs that can cure this condition.
Maggie Eastman considers it the worst decision she ever made.
(HealthDay)—Early detection and treatment of testicular cancer is key to beating the disease, a urology specialist says.