Artificial pancreas may improve treatment
Review finds AI systems are better than injections.
An artificial pancreas delivers better outcomes or people with type 1 diabetes than manual injections, according to a...
The man who found the cause of a great epidemic
Vet made some of the world’s most important discoveries.
William Ian Beardmore (“WIB”) Beveridge was born into a farming family on April 23,1908, in Junee, southern New South...
Antibiotics do work on viruses
Research shows anti-bacterial drugs can also kill viruses.
Everybody knows antibiotics don’t work on viruses, right? Not, it turns out, if you’re a female mouse with a nasty ca...
Gender plays a role in transplant success
X and Y chromosomes may influence rejection.
Different hormones produced by men and women may influence the success of organ transplants, a new report finds. A p...
Single drop sepsis diagnosis
New test promises to reduce death rate.
Sepsis is a frequent and sometimes fatal bodily own-goal: a massive over-reaction in which chemicals released into th...
Woman dies after bee sting acupuncture
Doctors question the safety of a popular form of alt-therapy.
A woman in Spain has achieved the sad distinction of becoming the first person known to have died as a consequence of...
Monkeypox outbreak warning issued
Pandemic fears arise as smallpox relative spreads.
Labelling it a “concern for global health security”, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have sou...
Young blood: magic or medicine
Can transfusions from young people extend your lifespan?
IN DEPTH: In this longer essay, David Irving and Alison Gould explore our cultural obsession with young blood and whe...
Homeopathy cancer paper withdrawn
Investigation finds multiple problems.
A journal paper claiming to show the success of a homeopathic treatment for cancer has been withdrawn by the publishe...
Stem cancer vax offers strong promise
In mice, stem cell-derived vaccine works against major cancers.
A vaccine made from inactivated pluripotent stem cells has been shown to stimulate a strong immune system response ag...
A safer and faster concussion diagnosis
US authorities approve test that shortens brain imaging queues.
A blood test designed to dramatically reduce the use of brain imaging for the diagnosis of concussion has been cleare...
Virtual cancers aid researchers
Biobank brings cell-level detail to cancer study.
In a world first, three scientists from the University of Newcastle and the Hunter Medical Research Institute, in New...