Scientists have discovered a new antibiotic that is highly effective against bacteria resistant to known antimicrobials, which was found in a soil sample taken in Italy.
US scientists have re-engineered a vital antibiotic in a bid to wipe out one of the world's most threatening superbugs, the BBC reported.
Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to work, say scientists.
New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) shows new promise in the fight against one of the most lethal forms of cancer.
Smoking cigarettes indisputably causes lung cancer. But does smoking “light” cigarettes—those with ventilation around the filters that dilutes the smoke with air—offer any protection as compared to the regular kind?
A new study shows that whole tomato extracts from two different Southern Italian cultivars inhibit gastric cancer cell growth and malignant features, paving the way for future studies aimed at implementing lifestyle habits not only for prevention, but potentially as...
A novel gene therapy using CRISPR genome editing technology effectively targets cancer-causing "fusion genes" and improves survival in mouse models of aggressive liver and prostate cancers, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers report in a study published online in...
The lessons learned from the world's worst Ebola epidemic and progress made in developing vaccines mean future outbreaks should be far less damaging, health experts have said.