Scientists have previously demonstrated that stress can exacerbate cancer’s progression, but it wasn't clear how. Now it appears we finally have some answers.
Researchers have developed a novel experimental treatment that could improve the lives of people with cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The second recorded case of a patient experiencing remission from HIV-1 infection after stem cell transplantation has been reported by UK scientists.
Sufferers of frontotemporal dementia become increasingly fixed on their external environment and lose the ability to mind wander, even during periods of boredom.
The online Heart Age Calculator helps people understand their risk of having a heart attack or stroke by comparing their 'heart age' to their actual age.
A highly precise radiotherapy technique has been shown to produce greater survival rates in patients with inoperable lung cancer compared to conventional radiotherapy.
A reactive balance training program, intended to reduce falls in older adults, is now being replicated to help those with Parkinson's disease.
Penis development in the womb requires not just testosterone from the testes, but a second hormone produced by other tissues, including the placenta.
An observational study using data covering more than half of the US population suggests that incidence rates of cancers linked to obesity are increasing rapidly in young adults.
The effect of sleep on learning is the focus of a new study by University of Queensland researchers — and they're looking for volunteers to help them out.
A drop in the number of young children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes could be associated with the introduction of routine rotavirus vaccination of Australian infants.
Researchers have used mass spectrometry to identify the molecular signatures of the autoantibodies that cause lupus, which could lead to more effective treatments.
Scientists from Beijing and Taipei have recently examined HeLa cells to get an insight on cancer vulnerability from a mutational perspective.
A newly developed technique called live-cell, single-molecule imaging has allowed researchers to see how genetic processes lead to tumourigenesis — the formation of tumours.
University of Sydney researchers are developing a bionic eye with plans to move it to human trials next year.