The Arctic and sub-Arctic regions are no longer exempt of industrial contamination. Researchers have found high blood levels of potentially harmful chemicals in people living in the North.
Promising results in mice show this rare form of cancer could be treated using the same drugs already used against one type of leukaemia.
Inuit living in their traditional territory must travel long distances — often with no personal support — for specialized health-care services like cancer care, obstetrics and dialysis.
I was motivated to improve the outcome for women with ovarian cancer by my experience as a junior doctor in London in 1985. But 36 years on, the results aren't what we'd hoped.
Long non-coding RNAs were long thought to serve no purpose. Now, researchers think differently.
Why do nuclear plants produce radioactive water – and what happens when that water gets into the ocean?
Without reliable, local and timely data, countries will miss the potential of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation as a public health intervention.
Between 2018 and 2019 Kenya registered a 30% spike in sugar production and an increase in sugar consumption.
We have two mRNA COVID-19 vaccines so far. But what else can this technology do?
In our new study, we've found the majority of news stories are failing to cover potential downsides of early detection tests. This could be perpetuating the problem of overdiagnosis.
Nanodiamonds aren't just cellular bling: they could be used to better understand the development of cancer in our cells.
The coronavirus pandemic has driven a lot of scientific progress in the past year. But just as some of the social changes are likely here to stay, so are some medical innovations.
We should assess the pandemic’s effect in the round, beyond just COVID deaths.
Whether or not you respond to a certain medicine or therapy doesn't just depend on you. The microbes in your gut play a role in the success or failure of various drugs, including cancer therapies.
People with Barrett's oesphagus may still want to be especially careful about eating bacon.
There's no evidence perineum sunning is going to give you an energy boost, or deliver any of its other purported benefits.
The guidelines are informed by a review of the best available evidence. The less you drink, the lower the risk of harm to your health.
To better understand how cancer tumors grow, mathematicians use diffusion models.
A new discovery fuses science, serendipity and a millimetre-sized worm that is hundreds of millions of years old to help develop a treatment for phaeochromocytoma.
These caused untold health problems for Aboriginal people and Pacific Islanders who were at the highest risk of radiation