In a remarkably short period of time, drugs that harness the power of the immune system, have been used to successfully treat many cancers.
Allison and Honjo discovered how inhibiting the brakes in our immune systems can be used to treat cancer.
Patients undergoing chemotherapy are at particular risk from food poisoning - but they aren't being made aware how critical food safety is at home.
With fall almost upon us, there's a lot we can learn from the changing season.
A urine test for ovarian cancer could increase survival rates from 20% to 90%.
Approximately 10,000 people have been diagnosed with cancer due to 9/11. What support is available to this community, and is it working?
It's clear that socioeconomic position has a strong influence on cancer incidence and mortality in Australia.
You've heard the adage, you are what you eat. But a new study suggests that you are 'when' you eat may be more accurate. Restricting eating times can keep chronic diseases at bay and ward off obesity.
Bayer, the new owner of Monsanto, will need to up its PR efforts, in the wake of last week's legal ruling on glyphosate weedkillers.
A jury concluded on Aug. 10 that exposure to the herbicide Roundup caused Dewayne Johnson's cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages. Thousands more claims are pending.
The four million Australians who suffer from mental illness have a shorter life expectancy.
CRISPR has been hailed as the an editing tool that can delete inherited mutations and cure disease. But recent papers suggest that the technique may be too dangerous for use in human therapies.
Hundreds of lawsuits against Monsanto contend that its popular Roundup weed killer gave users cancer. But proving this kind of connection is challenging in both science and law.
CAR-T is a powerful new immunotherapy for treating leukaemia. We need to build on it to attack other, harder-to-treat cancers.
Humans are not big mice so why are we still testing on these animals?
Human milk is being traded online in the mistaken belief that it is a panacea.
Researchers have discovered some blood markers that indicate melanoma. Here's what has to happen for the test to reach clinics.
With artificial intelligence, machines can now examine thousands of medical images for signs of disease. Will this technology replace doctors – or work side by side with them?
Health coaching looks like more than a fad – it comes with impressive research findings and is winning over the NHS.
Sea turtles contend with a contagious disease that causes debilitating tumors. Genetic analysis is helping researchers figure out precision medicine-based treatments for the turtles.