Informative guide to gene silencing and delivery

A new guide entitled 'Top Ten Tips for Gene Silencing & Delivery' is available from AMSBIO. Drawing upon extensive experience of gene...

Unhealthy lifestyles have little impact on sperm quality

Lifestyle advice given by doctors to men diagnosed with infertility should be radically overhauled, according to new research.

New rapid tests for syphilis

Pregnant women are benefiting from new rapid tests for syphilis in six countries thanks to influential research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Slightly elevated blood glucose levels increase risk of heart disease

New research from the University of Copenhagen shows that even slightly higher levels of glucose in the blood noticeably increase the risk...

Landmark study to pave the way for diabetes treatment of the future

Researchers have been awarded over £310,000 to carry out a study that could help revolutionise the way clinicians treat the pain experienced by thousands of people with diabetes.

FDA approves Perjeta for people with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer

Roche has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved PerjetaTM (pertuzumab).

Seasonal prevention of malaria in African children: analysis of life-saving potential

Giving young children medicine once a month during the rainy season to protect them against malaria could prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year in some areas of Africa, according to new research.

Structure of a retrovirus at a potentially vulnerable stage

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have for the first time uncovered the detailed structure of the shell that surrounds the genetic material of retroviruses, such as HIV, at a crucial and...

Chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy increases survival in brain tumor patients

Patients with a deadly type of brain cancer could benefit from treatment in which chemotherapy is added to radiotherapy.

Human heart development slower than other mammals

The walls of the human heart are a disorganised jumble of tissue until relatively late in pregnancy, despite having the shape of a fully...



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