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Bad marriage can affect your gut

Leaky guts can unleash bacteria into the blood and can drive up disease-causing inflammation.

16 Aug 2018 9:15 AM

New HIV therapy can boost immunity

The drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options.

16 Aug 2018 8:59 AM

Doctors may not explain pros, cons of lung cancer screening

Overdiagnosis is a critical outcome to consider when making decisions about participating in lung cancer screening or not.

15 Aug 2018 4:49 PM

Not all women eligible for breast cancer gene tests are getting them

Testing is important because the results may affect treatment.

15 Aug 2018 1:46 PM

Blood test can help detect this rare cancer

Find out how.

15 Aug 2018 9:19 AM


This antibody can block B cells from fighting pathogens among HIV patients

New study was conduced by scientists from the Laboratory of Immunogenetics at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

14 Aug 2018 1:59 PM

4 new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

The treatment was developed using the antibodies of the survivor of an Ebola outbreak in the western Congolese city of Kikwit in 1995.

13 Aug 2018 9:37 AM

This blood test may predict kidney cancer risk 5 years in advance

Early detection of kidney cancer can be lifesaving.

12 Aug 2018 9:26 AM

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients at higher risk of melanoma

Here is what a new study has found.

10 Aug 2018 11:30 AM

Genetic mutations may impact cancer treatment

A mutation in the gene GNAS was found to be quite frequent in appendix cancer.

09 Aug 2018 12:31 PM


Study finds link between eye diseases and Alzheimer's

Researchers say this study solidifies that there are mechanistic things we can learn from the brain by looking at the eye.

08 Aug 2018 12:51 PM

Patients who accepted infected kidneys cured of hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is an infection that can quietly destroy someone's liver if untreated.

07 Aug 2018 1:44 PM

Humoral response corresponds to production of antibodies

Researchers have examined the humoral responses of 1,000 healthy people to common infections and vaccines.

07 Aug 2018 1:11 PM

Childhood trauma may be a risk factor in adults with cancer

Here is what a new study has found.

06 Aug 2018 1:02 PM

Highly lethal viruses hijack cellular defences against cancer

The viruses include Hendra, lethal to humans and horses, and the Nipah virus, a serious threat in East and Southeast Asia.

06 Aug 2018 12:11 PM


Bacteria can sense amino acids

The new findings could help researchers better understand how drugs could target specific proteins.

06 Aug 2018 11:41 AM

Imbalance in pH levels may cause Alzheimer's disease

Scientists may have found new evidence of one of the root causes of Alzheimer's disease.

05 Aug 2018 9:45 AM

Blocking digestive hormone prevents pancreatic cancer

Here is what a new study has found.

03 Aug 2018 2:46 PM

Both heavy drinking and abstinence could raise dementia risk

It is crucial to understand the impact of alcohol consumption on ageing outcomes.

03 Aug 2018 11:37 AM

Lung cancer mortality rate among women may spike by 40%

Meanwhile, the global age-standardized breast cancer mortality rate is projected to decrease by 9%.

02 Aug 2018 1:22 PM