Biology & Health


New discovery highlights an important challenge for using stem cells therapy

July 12, 2017 . by Dr. Chris Barry

Editor’s note: Researchers discover that human and mouse stem cells cultured in the lab fiercely maintain the developmental …

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A simple blood count could help diagnose cancer earlier

June 13, 2017 . by Dr. Sarah Bailey

In Short: Having a high blood platelet count is a strong predictor of cancer and should be urgently …

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Breakthrough research gives hope to bipolar patients

June 8, 2017 . by Ajit Johnson

In short: An international collaborative study has identified the molecular mechanism behind lithium’s effectiveness in treating bipolar disorder …

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Scientists have discovered why patients develop life-threatening infections after stroke

May 25, 2017 . by Ajit Johnson

Editors note: Having a stroke damages immune cells as well as affecting the brain.The findings help explain why …

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Scientists identify a link between gut bacteria and chronic fatigue syndrome

May 3, 2017 . by Dr. Dorottya Nagy

In Short: Scientists have identified that changes in the bacterial species living the gut may be linked to …

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New platform developed for predicting cancer treatment outcome

April 26, 2017 . by Dr. Hai Wang

In Short: New study has developed a platform to rapidly test the effectiveness of therapies for breast cancer …

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Human umbilical cord protein helps elderly mice learn and remember

April 22, 2017 . by Dianna Bautista

In Short: Scientists show how a protein from the umbilical cord blood of human babies helps improve learning …

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Frog mucus kills flu virus

April 20, 2017 . by Ajit Johnson

In short: Skin secretions from the South Indian frog Hydrophylax bahuvistara contain antiviral peptides. In case of a …

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Scientists just showed that lungs make blood

April 18, 2017 . by Ajit Johnson

Surprise! Lung make blood. Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have shown for the first …

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Scientists have finally discovered biological markers to detect brain injury

July 10, 2017 . by Dr Lisa Hill

Editors note: Neuroscientists at the University of Birmingham have identified biomarkers that can indicate whether the brain has …

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Health problems in childhood impacts mental health in adulthood, new study

June 26, 2017 . by Ajit Johnson

In Short: Children with chronic physical illness are at higher risk of depression and anxiety across the lifespan. …

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Olive oil compound stimulates anti-cancer molecule miR-7 & may help prevent brain cancer

June 12, 2017 . by Dr. Gracjan Michlewski

In Short: Research into oleic acid — the primary ingredient in olive oil — has shown how it …

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