Healthcare services are facing a major paradigm shift with the collapse of key clinician-patient relationships. Narrative medicine, however, may just be the harbinger to bringing the ‘care’ back into healthcare. By Obomate Briggs.
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How studying patterns in the genetic code is beginning to uncover the origins of biological information and of life itself. By Tom Dubois.
Sensing of Z-nucleic acid by ZBP-1 constitutes an important line of innate immune defence, but could drugs targeting ZBP-1 signalling serve as a new and improved strategy for treating cancer? By Ziyue Kong.
Learning about your genome has been crucial now, more than ever. From population studies to precision diagnostics and experimental therapies, genomics is paving the way for modern medicine. Ground-breaking? Absolutely. Beneficial to us all? Perhaps not as much as we think so. By Nitish Aswani.
The first study modelling the effects of different fishing scenarios on marine ecosystems in the Western Baltic Sea has raised a dire concern towards critically endangered species, identifying overfishing as the main threat to marine biodiversity. By Charlotte Miles.
Understanding Pain Reprocessing Therapy and how our brain’s therapeutic capacity confronts conventional treatments. By Mimoun El Fantroussi.
With our current lack of understanding of psychopharmacological medications, ground-breaking therapies are long overdue. It is up to legislative frameworks to liberate psychedelics, amongst other classed substances, to reform mental health systems. By Anushka Barthwal.