Would-be-mothers drinking themselves merry can cause
serious birth clefects to the child in the womb
Gelling in a cure
No more ugly patches or scars from injuries, promises a newly developed gel
Heart goes 'oink, oink'
Gene shows the way
Cord of life
Scientists discover that the blood in the umbilical cord is a treasure trove of treatments for various diseases
Will you kill yourself?
Or can your tendency
towards suicide be
anticipated and stopped?
A new drug for lowering blood cholesterol is a blessing for heart patients
Researchers claim that grapefruit juice increases the effectiveness of certain drugs but a lot of work is still required before reaching a conclusion
Ray of hope
Paving the way
Growing up with mom
How do genetic activities in the mother help the offspring in its development into an adult?
Bridge across forever
A new neurosurgical technique could mean a new life for those with severed a spinal cord, which with a little guidance, can nurse itself back to …
Making life sweeter
The unfriendly response of the immune system is one of the main problems in pancreas transplant. But researchers have now developed an ingenious …
Slow down, ageing cells
We can live healthy lives well into our hundreds, science claims, but is ageing really a disease that can be cured? Scientist are now looking at …
Dead before birth?
The alcoholic gene
Alcoholism and genes: a collaborative study is closing on in establishing a link between the two
Catching up with the killer
The mouth trap
Latest studies on rhesus monkeys point to the risk of contracting the AIDS virus via the mouth
Odyssey of a disease
From sheep to cattle and then to human beings, spongiform encephalopathies, a group of fatal brain maladies, have caught the attention of …
Born in a dish
The birth of a mouse in a petri dish -the end result of the use of an effective technique to manipulate oocytes -heralds a new era in …