Will CRISPR Give us a New Cancer Treatment?

Our DNA and RNA are both full of various proteins that each have roles that in some way affect our health when carried out. ...

Doctors Use Gene-Edited Immune Cells to Treat Leukemia Patients

Two babies who were suffering from the blood cancer leukemia have been cured this month with thanks to a group of British doctors using...

Is Metformin the World’s Next Wonder Drug? Can It Block Cancer Cell Growth?

Metformin isn't a new drug. In fact, it's been used for more than 50 years for various medicinal reasons including to prevent or slow...

Breakthrough for Hearing Loss Patients Comes in the Form of Replacement Hair Cells

There are around 15,000 hair cells located in our inner ear that receive, translates, and transmits those signals to the brain. When these cells...

Researchers Find an Enzyme That Feeds Brain Tumors

Cancer tumors, like other living cells, need to consume nutrients and oxygen to sustain themselves. However, as they often live in remote, inaccessible parts...

Can the Effects of Aging be Reversed by a Simple Protein?

It's something that many people have yearned for, for as long as time's existed - eternal youth (or at least to always look young)....

Understanding the Nerve Network Our Second Brain

The human stomach, often called our ‘second brain’, is a patchwork of overlapping nerve cells that often baffle doctors when looking for causes and...

Ecstasy Could be Made Legal Within Next 5 Years

One of the major party drugs to emerge from the past 20 years may be about to made legal. In various studies across the...

Can New Startup Grail Beat Cancer With its New Form of Testing?

Posters are scattered around the clinic at Gibbs Cancer Center in South Carolina, urging volunteers to donate blood in a bid to stop cancer. ...

Brain Scans and Machine Learning Will Crack the Code Depression

Diagnosing depression in a patient and finding the exact treatment in which to give them is not an easy task. The thing that makes...