The phrase ‘mind over matter’ is common, yet how much influence does the mind really have in the context of a patient’s response to treatment? Rachael Smith investigates.
Katrina attended the Glasgow Science Festival event ‘Modern Medicine and Death – an Unhealthy Relationship?’ In the words of Lana Del Rey, “you and I, we were born to die” – so why does our society struggle so hard against the inevitability of death?
Michael MacMillan explores how the extreme toxicity of botox doesn’t stand in the way of its potential health benefits.
The ability to print your own medicine is just around the corner, Alice Turner explores this recent development.
Artificial vision is closer than you might have imagined. Discover how scientists are innovating new ways to treat blindness.
An exciting collaboration between scientists at Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory in New York and the University of Cambridge has revealed that breast cancer cells can mimic blood vessels. This ability allows the cancerous cells...
Focused ultrasound or magnetic resonance-guided high intensity focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) technology is a non-invasive technique developed to target internal body tissues. In the 1950s, Francis and William Fry demonstrated that high intensity focused...
A change in UK law will soon allow Mitochondrial Donation – Michaela Mrschtik discusses the background of the technique that could change the lives of families affected by mitochondrial disease.