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BRCA2 gene fault, fertility issues raise prostate cancer risk

Risk of prostate cancer is higher in men who carry the BRCA2 gene fault, as well as those who have pursued assisted reproduction due to infertility.

Life Scientist 16 October, 2019

What's the link between snoring and heart disease?

A brain chemical could be responsible for triggering heart disease and high blood pressure in people with the snoring condition obstructive sleep apnoea.

Life Scientist 15 October, 2019

No guts, no glory: a series of serendipitous events

Ahead of his appearance at the 58th ASMR National Scientific Conference 2019, we talk to Professor Daniel Drucker about how he became a pioneer in gut hormone research.

Life Scientist 14 October, 2019

Light-activated catalyst destroys cancer cells' energy source

Scientists have developed a compound of the metal iridium that will kill cancer cells in culture even when oxygen concentration is low.

Life Scientist 11 October, 2019

Thermostable vaccine can be stored at warm temperatures

The vaccine candidate has been engineered using a synthetic protein scaffold that could revolutionise the way vaccines are designed, produced and stored.

Life Scientist 10 October, 2019

Biotechnology
Thermostable vaccine can be stored at warm temperatures

Thermostable vaccine can be stored at warm temperatures

The vaccine candidate has been engineered using a synthetic protein scaffold that could revolutionise the way vaccines are designed, produced and...

Article 10 October, 2019
Health & Medical
BRCA2 gene fault, fertility issues raise prostate cancer risk

BRCA2 gene fault, fertility issues raise prostate cancer risk

Risk of prostate cancer is higher in men who carry the BRCA2 gene fault, as well as those who have pursued assisted reproduction due to infertility.

Article 16 October, 2019
Life Sciences
All flared up about inflammation

All flared up about inflammation

Inflammation lies at the heart of almost all disease — but what can be done about it? British physician, science journalist and...

Article 07 October, 2019
Molecular Biology
No guts, no glory: a series of serendipitous events

No guts, no glory: a series of serendipitous events

Ahead of his appearance at the 58th ASMR National Scientific Conference 2019, we talk to Professor Daniel Drucker about how he became a pioneer in...

Article 14 October, 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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