Two groups of scientists have independently identified a genetic variant that significantly raises the risk of heart disease.
A device the size of an iPod could give women with high-risk pregnancies a way to monitor the health of the fetus.
An ultrasensitive method for weighing cells could lead to a cheap and easy-to-use diagnostic device.
A proposed project to sequence the microorganisms that inhabit our bodies could have a huge impact on human health.
A compound that helps memory recall in brain-damaged mice could pave the way for new drugs to treat dementia.
In work that has implications for those with severe burns, researchers have demonstrated in mice a new way to encourage skin regeneration.
Scientists are searching for clues into why some Parkinson's drugs trigger compulsive behavior.
Studies suggest that deep brain stimulation could effectively treat depression.