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Doctor listening heart beat of senior man
Millions of people facing heart failure could benefit from new advances in artificial versions of the organ.
Taking medication
Better tailoring prescriptions to the unique biological make-up of each patient could lead to big…
Listening to music
Europe has gone from thinking music could stop plagues 400 years ago to realising it can help prevent…
Researchers are joining forces with the food and health industries to tighten controls and improve nutrition for infants and children.
With the only cure for liver cancer often being a transplantation, scientists are honing the selection of patients for this life-saving surgery and growing replacement livers in a lab.
Health  |  ICT
With extreme precision needed for certain medical operations, state-of-the-art robots offer a way to make surgery easier, safer and more successful.
New personalised approaches to depression will either predict when a person is at risk to stop the condition in its tracks or target the illness with the optimum drug.
Triple negative breast cancer is a hard-to-treat form that accounts for 15% of all cases, with recovery hopes emerging from chemotherapy drugs that stimulate the immune system and others that cause…
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and its diagnosis - and treatment - can take a toll on emotional and mental health.
Health  |  Industry
Cosmetics often use unsustainable ingredients, but new research is answering the growing demand for eco-friendly products.
Medicines that have been approved to medicate one ailment are being repurposed to treat others, saving lives and giving fresh hope to millions saddled with disease.
Psychedelic drugs are mostly banned in Europe, but new research suggests they may be beneficial to some when taken in a controlled setting.
New formulation sunscreens could offer better protect against skin cancer by filtering out more harmful ultra-violet rays.