• Solving cancer’s genetic jigsaw

    Cheryl Critchley     |      February 14, 2020

    Mapping the human genome is revolutionising medicine, and better understanding of its genetic roots could help turn cancer into a more manageable chronic disease like diabetes.

  • Healthy lifestyles and exercise help keep dementia at bay

    Cheryl Critchley     |      December 30, 2018

    Dementia cases have doubled over the past 25 years, creating enormous health challenges around the world. While its causes remain complex, mounting evidence suggests that regular exercise can help avoid or postpone it.

  • How we see into the future all the time

    Cheryl Critchley     |      August 15, 2018

    Researchers are helping explain how the human brain can accurately predict where a fast-moving object will end up. And why some people are better at it than others.

  • When the pain is the practitioner

    Cheryl Critchley     |      April 15, 2018

    Chiropractors aren’t doctors and manipulating the spine can be highly dangerous. While the vast majority of chiropractors don’t attract complaints, those that do attract a worryingly high number.