Targeting a specific DNA-repairing protein in the brain could be an effective way to treat the most aggressive type of brain tumour, a study suggests.

The first woman to have an ovary frozen before the onset of puberty has given birth to a baby boy.

Women taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer may be stopping their treatment because of a mistaken belief it is causing certain side-effects, a study suggests.

A virus that causes childhood coughs and colds could help in the fight against primary liver cancer.

In the last 60 years mankind has come to rely on the wonder-cure of antibiotics to solve a multitude of ills by inhibiting disease-causing bacteria and curing potentially fatal infections.