A pilot study testing a new type of drug in patients with chronic diarrhoea has shown promising effects on reducing their symptoms.
Scientists have created a drug for type 2 diabetes that is switched on by blue light, which they hope will improve treatment of the disease.
Scientists at Imperial College London have developed a new cancer drug which they plan to trial in multiple myeloma patients by the end of next year.
Researchers have devised a new test to help doctors diagnose ovarian tumours and choose the most appropriate treatment.
Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that could explain why the common cold can bring on life-threatening asthma attacks.
Imperial chemists have gained fresh insights into how a disease-causing enzyme makes changes to proteins and how it can be stopped.
A stroke therapy using stem cells extracted from patients' bone marrow has shown promising results in the first trial of its kind in humans.
Scientists have discovered a genetic cause of extreme thinness for the first time, in a study published today in the journal Nature.
New research shows that our brain displays a similar pattern of activity during dreams as it does during a mind-expanding drug trip. Psychedelic drugs such as LSD and magic mushrooms can profoundly alter ...
Scientists have discovered differences in the brain structure of ballet dancers that may help them avoid feeling dizzy when they perform pirouettes.
Statins may provide doctors with an unlikely new weapon with which to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS).
A new discovery suggests it could one day be possible to chemically reprogram and repair damaged nerves after spinal cord injury or brain trauma.
Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered a new way in which a very common childhood disease could be treated. In the first year of life, 65 per cent of babies get infected by Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). ...
Brain scans of people under the influence of the psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, have given scientists the most detailed picture to date of how psychedelic drugs work. The findings of two studies being ...
Continuous positive airway pressure is effective at treating sleep apnoea in older people, a new study has found.