The discovery that the TRPV4 gene regulates cartilage growth could lead to treatments for osteoarthritis and other cartilage diseases.
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New findings from collaborative research in the United States have identified a promising new treatment avenue for type 2 diabetes patients centring on the activity of the amino acid, GABA.
The Atlas of Variant Effects Alliance will develop a map of human genetic variants to advance the understanding and treatment of disease.
Pre-clinical studies in cells and hamsters have shown that potent antibodies from COVID-19 patients can prevent infection from SARS-CoV-2.
Researchers in Australia and the US have launched the first open-source database detailing genetic variants that impact human health and disease.
A new antiviral drug has been reported in a study that researchers believe has high clinical potential as a next-generation influenza drug.
A combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could lead to developing a treatment for heart failure.
A compound may be effective against other autoimmune diseases, mouse study shows...
Study overturns previous ideas about enzyme linked to many illnesses
4 July 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
Scientists have shown that immunotherapy against pancreatic cancer can be effective when given alongside drugs that break up the fibrous tissue in tumours...
11 May 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
In the models, the Zika virus was observed migrating from the bloodstream into the placenta, where it multiplied...
29 February 2016 | By Victoria White
High-resolution cryo-electron microscopy and supercomputing have now made it possible to analyse in detail the infection mechanisms of coronaviruses...
17 February 2016 | By Victoria White
The small peptide has been shown to be an effective at shuttling functional proteins into the spinal cord after a muscle injection...