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HIV completely eliminated from mice

Using a combination of long-acting drug treatment and gene editing, US researchers claim to have eliminated replication-competent HIV-1 DNA — the virus responsible...

Life Scientist 24 July, 2019

Genomic 'barcode tracker' scans immune cells in tumours

Researchers have developed a new method to spot rare immune cells that are reactive against cancer cells, from within a patient's own immune system.

Life Scientist 23 July, 2019

Heart drug could help kids with brain tumours

Scientists have discovered that repurposing a heart drug could significantly increase the survival rate for children with ependymoma — a particularly aggressive type...

Life Scientist 22 July, 2019

Anorexia redefined as both metabolic and psychiatric

A large-scale genome-wide association study suggests that anorexia nervosa is at least partly a metabolic disorder, and not purely psychiatric as previously thought.

Life Scientist 19 July, 2019

Vitamin D, fibre important for pre-eclampsia prevention

Simple dietary changes and more sunshine may be able to help women prevent pre-eclampsia, which can threaten the life and future health of both expectant mothers and their...

Life Scientist 18 July, 2019

Biotechnology
HIV completely eliminated from mice

HIV completely eliminated from mice

Using a combination of long-acting drug treatment and gene editing, US researchers claim to have eliminated replication-competent HIV-1 DNA —...

Article 24 July, 2019
Health & Medical
Vitamin D, fibre important for pre-eclampsia prevention

Vitamin D, fibre important for pre-eclampsia prevention

Simple dietary changes and more sunshine may be able to help women prevent pre-eclampsia, which can threaten the life and future health of both...

Article 18 July, 2019
Life Sciences
Lung map uncovers insights into asthma

Lung map uncovers insights into asthma

Researchers have mapped the building blocks of the human lungs and airways in asthma patients, creating the first draft human cell atlas of the lung.

Article 02 July, 2019
Molecular Biology
Genomic 'barcode tracker' scans immune cells in tumours

Genomic 'barcode tracker' scans immune cells in tumours

Researchers have developed a new method to spot rare immune cells that are reactive against cancer cells, from within a patient's own immune...

Article 23 July, 2019
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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