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How to stop mosquitoes from smelling human sweat

US researchers have discovered how mosquitoes pick up on acidic volatiles found in human sweat.

Life Scientist 22 April, 2019

Gut microbiome may influence HIV transmission in high-risk men

Gut microbes from high HIV-risk men drive immune activation in mice and HIV infection in cells, according to a new study.

Life Scientist 19 April, 2019

New method to more accurately diagnose cancer subtypes

The method may provide a more accurate snapshot of rearranged DNA found in cancer, and could help connect cancer patients with personalised treatments faster than current...

Life Scientist 18 April, 2019

Gum bacteria implicated in Alzheimer's disease

Bacteria involved in gum disease can travel throughout the body, exuding toxins connected with Alzheimer's disease, rheumatoid arthritis and aspiration pneumonia.

Life Scientist 17 April, 2019

Multigene test predicts depression risk in young people

An international research team has found a genetic score that reliably predicts the risk, severity and age of onset of depression in young people.

Life Scientist 16 April, 2019

Biotechnology
Miniature hearts used to test potential new drugs

Miniature hearts used to test potential new drugs

Australian scientists have conducted what is claimed to be the first ever screening of potential heart regeneration drugs using bioengineered human...

Article 10 April, 2019
Health & Medical
Coffee and testosterone could help slow prostate cancer

Coffee and testosterone could help slow prostate cancer

The 2019 congress of the European Association of Urology saw scientists from all over the world share new insights into prostate cancer treatment.

Article 28 March, 2019
Life Sciences
How does the gut microbiome help fight cancer?

How does the gut microbiome help fight cancer?

Scientists have confirmed that there is a link between the gut microbiome and the immune system's ability to fight cancer.

Article 12 April, 2019
Molecular Biology
How to stop mosquitoes from smelling human sweat

How to stop mosquitoes from smelling human sweat

US researchers have discovered how mosquitoes pick up on acidic volatiles found in human sweat.

Article 22 April, 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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