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Scientists discover how to target ‘undruggable cancers’ which affect 50 per cent of cases

Scientists say that the cancers they hope to treat are particularly stubborn thanks to mutations that make cells grow out of control.

14 Aug 2018 9:24 AM

Common chemotherapy drug may lead to heart failure: Study

The drug doxorubicin disrupts metabolism that controls immune responses in the spleen and heart.

08 Aug 2018 7:07 PM

Cystic Fibrosis in unborn babies may lead to lower birth weight

CF mutation could also have an effect on the way babies develop within the womb.

04 Aug 2018 6:09 PM

Targeted cancer treatments far outperform traditional methods

Those who were treated with traditional approaches lived just under three months without cancer growing, and 7.3 months longer overall.

02 Jun 2018 6:08 PM

Restoring lipid synthesis can reduce lung fibrosis, says study

Restoring the lipids that help keep lung tissue flexible and inflated can help slow disease progression.

06 Mar 2018 12:16 PM


Health savings outweigh costs of limiting global warming: study

Health costs from air pollution include medical treatment, patient care, and lost productivity.

03 Mar 2018 10:03 AM

Soft 3D printed structures mimic brain, lung tissues

Regenerating damaged tissue by 'seeding' porous scaffolds with cells and encouraging them to grow allows body to heal without the issues.

14 Jan 2018 12:23 PM

Cancer overrides body clock to survive: study

Cancer cells alter the body clock to boost tumour growth.

01 Jan 2018 10:47 AM

Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay: study

Similar benefits were observed with apples too.

21 Dec 2017 2:36 PM

Cancer drug prompts 'drastic' HIV decrease in lung cancer patient

Scientists have for years been trying to find a way of clearing HIV reservoirs.

03 Dec 2017 8:40 AM


Doctors rarely discuss end-of-life care for chronic lung conditions

The most important part of the conversation is taking the time to hear what a patient has to say.

02 Dec 2017 2:01 PM

Cigars as harmful as cigarettes

Researchers find that the level of nicotine found in small cigar smoke is similar to or greater than cigarette smoke.

23 Nov 2017 7:58 AM