Doctors are developing a more personalised approach to the treatment of bowel cancer, thanks to research which has found a way of screening tumours for their susceptibility to drug therapy.

A collaboration between scientists has helped reduce the prescription of unneeded antibiotics to children in rural China.

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A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to new research.

One of the largest global mass extinctions did not fundamentally change marine ecosystems, scientists have found.