Cell cultures have shown promise in representing diseases. The Petri dish is not as different from a sick person as one might think.
There are currently no effective tests to screen for ovarian cancer. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to recognize and prevent it.
Greater focus on preventing cancer including a more personalised screening programme could make a real difference, one expert argues.
The health risks of e-cigarettes outweigh any benefits, a comprehensive review of the evidence shows.
In future health emergencies and possibly further waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, caution needs to be taken when extending cancer waiting times for reasons unrelated to patients’ health-care needs.
Treating companion animals like cats and dogs for cancer can bring us closer to a cure for humans.
A study of over 100,000 people found aspartame and acesulfame K in particular may increase risk of developing cancer somewhat.
Preclinical studies are an important part of biomedical research, often guiding future trials in humans. Failure to replicate research results suggests a need to increase the quality of studies.
We’ve found an unusual way of stabilising the cancer-suppressing protein p53.
Disruptions to the lung microbiome are linked to a number of respiratory conditions in both children and adults.
New research on cat and dog health may provide clues on how to prevent and treat cancer in humans.
Eating less meat was also linked with a lower risk of colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer.
New research shows that a ban on aggressive hi-vis promotion of sugary drinks could be far more successful in reducing consumption than a sugar tax.
The drug pembrolizumab reveals where latent HIV is hiding.
People in the world’s poorest regions have not benefited equally from the recent advancements made in cancer screening, prevention and treatment.
Some cancers are actually caused by viruses that linger for long periods in the body, or cause physical damage that later turns cancerous.
Fat cells and cancer cells talk to each other. Specialists in both systems can do the same.
DNA and mRNA vaccines produce a different kind of immune response than traditional vaccines, allowing researchers to tackle some previously unsolvable problems in medicine.
The pandemic lifestyle we are all adjusting to is the life families of children with cancer have already been living. But there have been positives, too.
Genes and environments almost always combine to influence our risk of diseases. Research in twins has helped us understand how.