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A NURSE branded "incompetent and inexperienced" had been suspended from her job for numerous errors before taking care of a man who died as a result of a ventilator being switched off, an inquest heard.
A SCOTS university has received 10million in new funding to support world-leading research into more effective forms of medication tailored to patients' own genetic makeup.
For the first time, a new study identified varied female-to-male expression of ribonucleic acid molecules leading to proteins maintaining ligament structure, that could explain why females are more likely to suffer an anterior cruciate ligament injury than males.
Research and development doesn't always happen in the obvious places. Anthony Doesburg profiles some of the companies getting taxpayer help to boost their innovation efforts.
Adsorption of phage JWAlpha to Achromobacter DSM 11852 cells Sample was taken 5 min after pahge application.
Preliminary results from a study tracking HIV transmission and sexual acts among HIV-mixed - serodiscordant - couples finds that there still hasn't been HIV transmission, even after 30,000 sex acts.
We already know that cat memes and BuzzFeed lists spread around Facebook quicker than germs in a kindergarten classroom.
The community of bacteria that typically live in the human gut is radically altered in patients with Crohn's disease, a new study shows.
Mutations within the gene FTO have been implicated as the strongest genetic determinant of obesity risk in humans, but the mechanism behind this link remained unknown.
A study by Finnish scientists suggests that the genes that influence the structure of auditory pathways -- the structures that form the inner ear -- may play a significant role in musical ability.
Until recently, cancer treatment has been fairly crude and unfocused, according to Dave Hout, vice president of research and development at Nashville-based company Insight Genetics.
The genetic basis for a particular human syndrome that involves cleft palate, epilepsy and respiratory difficulties has been identified by researchers.
"I couldn't catch everything everyone was saying in meetings or in restaurants, and I'd have to ask family members to repeat themselves," says Reiser, 66, of El Cerrito.
These days, it's faster and cheaper than ever to decipher a person's entire DNA.
Twin astronauts are ready to shed blood for space exploration - and that could lead to insights into some of the hottest topics in biomedicine.