An online insomnia treatment program has not only improved sleep for participants but reduced symptoms which could have led to major depression, researchers say.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) recommended nivolumab (also called Opdivo), a type of immunotherapy which stimulates the body’s immune system to fight cancer cells.
A private UK fertility clinic is offering couples a new form of IVF treatment that lets conception occur in the womb rather than in the lab.
A pioneering new stem cell treatment is reversing and then halting the potentially crippling effects of multiple sclerosis.
Umbilical cord blood could soon be tested to determine babies’ risk of developing allergies in their first year, after Melbourne researchers uncovered a predisposing “signature” in the immune cells.
Blocking the production of new immune cells in the brain could reduce memory problems seen in Alzheimer’s disease, a study suggests.
Fully functional pancreatic cells have been cultured by scientists from human skin cells, potentially meaning the end of daily insulin injections for sufferers of the disease.