scientific-reports

New tumour model is ‘major step towards individualised cancer therapy’

Researchers from Kyoto University have developed a new tumour model that will allow them to more effectively analyse individual human…

Can having a stroke turn you into an alcoholic?

Changes in the brain following stroke could make patients more prone to alcoholism, according to research published in the journal…

mice

Adding good bacteria to the gut lifts mice out of depression

‘How YOGURT can treat depression,’ ran the headline at Mail Online. Similar stories popped up elsewhere. Most readers no doubt…

Omega-3 levels in farmed salmon have halved in a decade

The amount of omega-3 in farmed salmon has halved in the past decade, according to a study carried out at…

Dog fertility is on the decline — and this may be bad news for humans

New research has discovered that the fertility of dogs may have fallen sharply over the past three decades, and the…

Cartilage printed in a lab could be the first step towards a cure for arthritis

Researchers have created ‘designer’ patches of cartilage in the lab, raising the prospect of a future cure for osteoarthritis. The…

Oral health isn’t just good for your teeth — it may help your brain too

There is an association between certain types of stroke and the presence of a specific oral bacteria, according to research…