A co-author of a Japanese study that promised a revolutionary way to create stem cells has called for the headline-grabbing research to be retracted over claims its data was faulty.
10 Mar 2014 17:27
Researchers in the United States say they have developed a prototype blood test that can tell with 90 per cent accuracy whether a healthy person will develop Alzheimer's disease within three years.
07 Mar 2014 22:09
Global warming will expose millions more people to malaria as parasite-bearing mosquitoes move to higher altitudes, according to new research into the health perils from climate change.
06 Mar 2014 07:42
Deaths from Alzheimer's disease are under-reported in the United States and the most common form of dementia may be taking as many lives as heart disease or cancer.
05 Mar 2014 21:58
A single shot of antiretroviral drugs protected lab monkeys from the AIDS virus for weeks, according to two US trials released on Tuesday that open the way to tests on humans.