Bacteria that resist the most common antibiotic of last resort - colistin - have been discovered in the UK. Officials say the threat to human health is low, but is under ongoing review. Scientists warned
It's the holiday season. I really don't need to say anything else. There will be many uncomfortable situations this year and in the coming years. There will be that one person at your holiday party that
UK scientists say they have reached a milestone in the fight against malaria by creating a genetically modified mosquito that is infertile. The plan is to wipe out the insects that spread malaria to people
Mexico has approved the use of the world's first vaccine against dengue fever, the health ministry announced. The deadliest form of the mosquito-borne disease kills 22,000 people per year, according to
A new gene therapy technique is able to modify prostate cancer cells so that a patient's body attacks and kills them, US scientists have discovered. The technique causes the tumour cells in the body to
The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche is seen at a plant in the central Swiss village of Rotkreuz November 6, 2013. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche said final survival
The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been split two ways for groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases. William C Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura found a new way of tackling infections caused by parasites.