The cutting-edge tools could greatly expand our understanding of different species' immune systems, and also help humans prepare for future disease outbreaks.
Vitamin D has been shown to regulate the function of 229 genes in humans, suggesting that it plays many roles in maintaining health.
Australians choked through a smoke-ridden summer during the bushfire crisis. But many of us are unaware of the silent damage indoor wood fire heaters are doing to our health.
We show that minute amounts of cancer DNA can be detected in blood more sensitively than ever before.
Over a 26 year period, cancer diagnoses have risen by 22%, but deaths from cancer have decreased by an equal amount.
Whether you like the taste of rocket or not, these leafy greens actually have many health benefits, including anti-cancer properties.
We've known for some time type 2 diabetes causes a range of health complications, like heart disease. But now we're starting to see people with diabetes are more likely to get cancer and dementia too.
As people return to work after the lockdown, there's more reason than ever to promote active commuting.
Lack of training and skills among those who work in the area may lead to LGBT people receiving poorer palliative care.
Tiny parts of our genome once thought useless are being turned into ways to diagnose and treat disease.
We've got 6 tips and a tailored exercise program to help you keep active at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ghana's lack of a palliative care policy is posing a significant challenge to effective healthcare for cancer patients.
Cordyceps fungi that turn insects into "zombies" produce a compound that might be useful for treating cancer.
If patients received counselling from someone who spoke their language, they would have an opportunity to ask questions about their medical condition and understand it more clearly.
PODCAST: The first episode of a new series from The Anthill focuses on precision medicine.
New research reveals a link between a diagnosis of cancer and a lifetime number of 10 or more sexual partners. But there are some flaws in the research we need to consider in interpreting the results.
Cardiac rehabilitation is not available in many African countries and the way forward may be to focus on patients rather than specific diseases.
Chocolate plants can absorb cadmium through their roots and store it in chocolate leaves and seeds. Cadmium levels in processed chocolate depending on the production process and the producers.
A landmark analysis of the genetic sequences of hundreds of different cancers offers crucial insights into the origins and growth of the disease's myriad forms.
The rapid rise in cancer cases can be attributed to major societal and environmental changes that have occurred in the past few decades.