Scientists Are Treating Cancer With Bubbles

Dr. Sam Godfrey | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Tech
Dr. Sam Godfrey

Beating cancer and helping others can be a huge motivator for scientists like me, but for many of us, it's also the journey into the unknown, the technical challenge, the never-ceasing wonder that attracts us to a career in science.

When Is a Cure a Cure?

Sarah Nancollas | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK
Sarah Nancollas

Researchers spend years looking for them, testing them, perfecting them before medical practitioners get to implement them in real life. I'm talking about cures. They've discovered one for malaria and for TB, and they're still working on one for cancer.

Postcard from Boston

Sharon Lewin | Posted 25.02.2017 | UK
Sharon Lewin

I´ve been in Boston this week attending the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). While here mixing it with my coll...

My Technology Nervous Breakdown

Sacha Wise | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Wise

It seems anxiety has no friends. It definitely does not understand professional image or even social etiquette. My life was turned upside down in an instant. It gave me no choice but to ignore my good friends and my work which I was extremely passionate about. I was left with an empty buzzing of a turned on computer with no active user at home.

The Fable of the Dream of Being Fixed

Mik Scarlet | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

How can society understand we disabled people can have amazing, happy, fulfilling lives if all they see is coverage of the joy of being cured? I know from my own life, and the lives of so many of my disabled friends, that being disabled is no barrier to a rich life and I just wish the media showed that too.

Faith? Please Cure Us of This Myth

Mik Scarlet | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

One Sunday one of our merry band was having his regular bedside Mass with his priest and his Mum, when the priest asked us all to join with them. When we all refused the way the priest replied to us has stuck with me throughout my life. "Well if you don't believe then you deserve to be sick. God is punishing you all for your lack of faith".

Could Alzheimer's Be Brought On By Stress?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The role stress may play in causing dementia is being investigated in a new research project funded by the Alzheimer's Society. The study, being le...

PICTURES How To Spot Symptoms Of Depression

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New research suggests that South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression. The results of the study published in the Journal of Pharma...

Could Daffodils Be A Future Cure For Depression?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New research suggests that South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression. Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have previously ...

Could 'Off The Shelf' Sleeping Pills Help Fight Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A team of scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have suggested a pill designed to treat sleeping disorders could help fight cancer....

WATCH: Every Middle Finger From The Movies

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Comedy

You want swearing from the movies? You got swearing from the movies. Boasting all the best bird-flips - as those American fellows call it - from throu...

Have Scientists Finally Found A Cure For The Common Cold? | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the cold and flu tablets, new research, reported in the Open Respiratory Medicine Journal, has found that a natural supplement could be the ans...