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In development: A synthetic foam that heals chronic wounds by suppressing inflammation and spurring blood vessel growth

Scientists have engineered a synthetic biodegradable foam that can suppress inflammation, promote blood vessel growth and support the rapid healing of chronic skin wounds, an innovation that may one day

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Research identifies links between high levels of blood clotting proteins and poorer breast cancer outcomes

New research from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has found that high levels in the bloodstream of a key protein involved in blood clotting called von Willebrand Factor,

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Mapping the ‘energy fingerprints’ of lung cancer leads to fundamental treatment rethink

Melbourne researchers have discovered that cancer and immune cells rely on the same energy sources from our body to thrive, which could trigger a fundamental rethink of treatment options for

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Researchers propose widespread banking of stool samples for fecal transplants later in life

Changes in the way that humans live and eat have resulted in tremendous alterations in the gut microbiome, especially over the past few decades. These changes have been linked to

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Researchers uncover new pathway for accumulation of age-promoting ‘zombie cells’

Senescent cells—those that have lost the ability to divide—accumulate with age and are key drivers of age-related diseases, such as cancer, dementia and cardiovascular disease. In a new study, a

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Electrical stimulation improves arm control in paralyzed monkeys

Electrical stimulation of surviving nerves of the upper spinal cord damaged by severe injury can improve motor control of the upper limb and allow individuals with limited arm function to

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Study: Drought linked to higher diarrhea risk in children

Diarrhea is a leading killer of young children around the world, and cases often rise after heavy rains and flooding. But diarrhea risks can also increase in dry conditions, an

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