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Had one baby through IVF? Your chances of a second are good

Women have a good chance of having a second child with the help of fertility treatment after their first was child born this way, researchers have shown.

Life Scientist 28 May, 2020

Autoimmunity drugs turned into anticancer treatments

Scientists have discovered a way to transform drugs previously developed to treat autoimmunity into antibodies with powerful anticancer activity.

Life Scientist 28 May, 2020

Promising results for first human trial of COVID-19 vaccine

The first COVID-19 vaccine to reach phase 1 clinical trial was deemed safe, well tolerated and able to generate an immune response against SARS-CoV-2 in humans.

Life Scientist 26 May, 2020

How stress encourages stomach ulcers

Neuroscientists have traced neural pathways that connect the brain to the stomach, providing a biological mechanism to explain how stress can foster ulcer development.

Life Scientist 25 May, 2020

Boosting immunotherapy for more effective cancer treatment

Activating two different types of immune cells at the same time can boost the effects of immunotherapy to find and kill cancer cells in solid tumours.

Life Scientist 22 May, 2020

Biotechnology
Reduced need for blood transfusions in thalassemia patients

Reduced need for blood transfusions in thalassemia patients

A new medication is reducing the need for blood transfusions in thalassemia patients and improving bone-marrow transplant outcomes.

Article 15 May, 2020
Health & Medical
Increasing the visibility of prostate cancer cells in bone

Increasing the visibility of prostate cancer cells in bone

Researchers are increasing the visibility of prostate cancer cells that have spread to bone for better recognition and destruction by the immune...

Article 23 April, 2020
Life Sciences
Promising results for first human trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Promising results for first human trial of COVID-19 vaccine

The first COVID-19 vaccine to reach phase 1 clinical trial was deemed safe, well tolerated and able to generate an immune response against...

Article 26 May, 2020
Molecular Biology
Coronavirus protein mapped by scientists

Coronavirus protein mapped by scientists

Researchers have created a 3D atomic-scale map of the part of the novel coronavirus that attaches to and infects human cells, known as the spike...

Article 09 March, 2020
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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