Researchers who found some cancers caused by a mutation in the BRAF gene need copper to fuel tumor growth, suggest they may be treatable with drugs that block copper absorption.
The influenza A virus produces a protein that manages to outwit the body's natural defenses. Blocking it offers a route to new flu drugs, say the researchers who discovered it.
Those of us who have been on long-haul flights will have endured jet lag. Now, researchers have created a smartphone app that they say can help travelers quickly overcome it.
Scientists have engineered human cartilage for nostril reconstruction, while another team has grown artificial vaginas - both procedures used cells from the patients' own bodies.
Researchers have discovered how Epstein-Barr virus takes over cells, allowing the virus to make a copy of itself - a finding that could produce drug targets.
New trial finds that low dose aspirin does not prevent pregnancy loss in all women who have recently miscarried, but did increase chance of conception and live birth for some.
For missing children's cases, accurately predicting the aging process is quite tricky. But now, researchers have created a software program that accurately predicts appearance.
Previous studies have found that people with memory and thinking problems may be less likely to die from cancer. But why? New research from Spain investigates.
Scientists may have found agents that overcome drug resistance by helping conventional antibiotics like penicillin to resist the enzymes that superbugs produce to undermine them.