Scientists have been devising new ways of looking inside the human mind, via brain imaging.
Scientist at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) talks tax and price polices for tobacco
A new research project investigates the possibilities of using stem cells therapies against neurodegenerative diseases
A blood-based test for schizophrenia may enable earlier diagnostic of schizophrenia and facilitate better treatment.
New detection methods could shorten the detection of sepsis from days down to only a few hours.
A new nasal live vaccine could be the solution for infants, whose immune system is not mature enough to effectively respond to traditional vaccines
A new study in Northern Europe is specifically designed to verify whether children need be in contact with pathogens in their early years to help them develop a strong immune system
A new AIDS vaccine designed to inhibit the entrance of the HIV virus into the cells is in first stage clinical trials in humans
A better understanding of the genes associated with antibiotic resistance may contribute to the development of rapid detection methods
Europe’s austerity policies are harming the health of their populations, according to Martin McKee of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Prof. Alain Privat, Research Director at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and his team were the first to demonstrate the presence of stem cells in adult human spinal cords
Thousands of lives could be saved if tumour cells in the lung are detected earlier with the breathing gas analysis. Today most lung tumours are discovered too late for a successful treatment. But when lung cancer is diagnosed early, the chance to be cured increases to up to 80 per cent
The blood vessel research conducted by Professor Markus Affolter and his team at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel could prove indispensable in the development of new cancer treatments
Prof. Thomas Klockgether, head of the Department of Neurology, of the University Hospital Bonn describes how research progress is providing useful insight into the functioning of a rare hereditary disease: Ataxia
Prof. Jordi Sunyer is an expert in environmental pollution and cardiorespiratory diseases and the effects of pollutants on child neurobehavioral development
Lynn Margulis is Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She co-developed the Gaia theory, the view that Earths’ biosphere is a living superorganism capable of self-regulation
Professor James Geddes is Associate Director at the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center at the University of Kentucky. He talked about forefront spinal cord injury research and novel bioengineering changing patients’ lives
Professor Walter Gehring’s discovery of the Pax-6 gene, is now widely regarded as the surprising confirmation of the single origin of an organ as perfect as this, which Darwin had passionately postulated but found especially hard to defend
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