How gaming could help cure cancer

Amazon, Facebook and Google have teamed up with Cancer Research UK to design and develop a mobile game to accelerate cures for cancer.

Team discovers how to turn off peanut allergy

Scientists at at Northwestern University say they believe they've found a way to turn off potentially life-threatening food allergies.

New drug could cure all viral infections

Researchers at MIT’s Lincoln Lab say they've designed a drug that could potentially cure the common cold, flu and even Ebola as well as other viral diseases.

Virus developed to target HIV

In what he could represent an important step toward curing HIV, a USC scientist has created a virus that hunts down HIV-infected cells.

Genetic editing cures hemophilia

Doctors have for the first time been able to treat hemophilia by a process called gene editing - reparing flaws in the genetic code of a living animal.

Rights groups up in arms over anti-gay app

Apple's coming under fire from gay rights groups over an app that claims to be able to 'cure' homosexuality.

Discovery heralds cure for common cold

A cure for the common cold could finally be on the way, with the discovery that antibodies can fight viruses from within infected cells.