health research

Skiing for my country during the Sochi Paralympic Games was one of the proudest moments of my life, but it is not an opportunity I would have had were it for experiencing one of the most frightening experiences a person can go through - losing your sight...
A "revolutionary" new approach to creating stem cells in the laboratory could open up a new era of personalised medicine
Around one in five people living with HIV in the UK are unaware they have the virus, figures show. Some 21,900 people out
Walking into the room, I saw eight people - predominantly doctors - and I could tell that at least five had already made up their minds to reject the project. It started predictably: "Well, we have spent a lot of time discussing this very interesting project, but have some significant concerns." That was why I was there - to allay their fears and get on with this important project. That was not to be.
An injury to the joint is one of the main risk factors for osteoarthritis, along with ageing and obesity. It's the most common form of arthritis, with approximately 8 million people in the UK affected. Contrary to popular belief, it can affect people at any age
An individual's DNA can help predict how long they will live early on in life, new research suggests. Scientists studying
The world's largest virus has been discovered off the coast of Chile. The virus, known as Megavirus chilensis, is 10 to 20
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Retailers and food manufacturers will finance new research in an effort to find ways to reduce levels