The man who became a global figure of greed after hiking the price of a life-saving drug by 5000 percent in the US, may have just met his match.
Implant provides a way out for locked in syndrome sufferers
It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor
Scientists in the US are seeking to enroll hundreds of families with autistic sons but unaffected daughters in a study looking for genetic clues and protective…
People with schizophrenia are volunteering for a European research project to help the control and perhaps even silence the tormenting voices in their heads by confronting a computer avatar of…
First days in life can be hard Premature babies are under close monitoring but doctors lack tools to measure oxygenation and blood flow in the brain An innovative optical instrument is being tested to
Animal testing raises sometimes violently passionate debate and opposition, but for medical research surely it is sadly unavoidable? Perhaps not for much longer if European scientists' research bears
Japanese Biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi has won the first Nobel Prize of the season for Medicine.
A team of Irish researchers is conducting an unusual kind of experiment – they are examining the venom of some of the hundreds of species of spiders found in Ireland in the hope it may have medicinal…
Japanese researcher Yoshinori Ohsumi has won the Nobel Prize for physiology and Medicine for discovering the process of autophagy. But what is it and why is it important for all of us?
The 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology has been awarded to Japan’s Yoshinori Ohsumi for research in the field of Autophagy.
If you’ve ever had to wear a cast, you will be familiar with the discomfort of not being able to scratch that itch on your leg or arm.
The US Drug Enforcement Administration has denied requests to loosen the classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use.
Sensor technology is at the heart of a project designed to prevent obesity and other eating disorders, before it is too late.
Two-year old Maia was born with only one ear due to a congenital deformity called microtia, and currently wears a headband that transmits sound to
Marine biodiversity is rich in sources for medicine and cosmetic science, as Spanish researchers are discovering on the Mediterranean coast.
Underwater species can help us stay young Scientists are looking for new bioactive molecules in marine invertebrates Bioactive molecules can prevent ageing and age-related diseases Selected invertebra
Doctors fighting Parkinson's Disease in Sweden have discovered it's good to talk as improved digital communications slash waiting times for treatment from six months to just one week.