Keeping you up to date with the latest developments in science, policy and health
21 October 2020
Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative to strengthen laboratory networks and public health surveillance across Africa
29 September 2020
New research has uncovered the biological basis for some severe COVID-19 cases, revealing the importance of interferon in effective anti-viral responses.
28 September 2020
26 September 2020
The National Genomics Healthcare Strategy has been a long time in the making. Was it worth the wait? Philippa Brice has had a read...
16 September 2020
New report sets out the policy actions needed to ensure all women can benefit from the significant knowledge emerging from breast cancer research
27 August 2020
Can science such as the study of nutrigenomics and the microbiome shine a genuine light on what we eat, and how it affects our risk of disease?
19 August 2020
A long-term study finds that offering breast cancer screening from age 40 would save women's lives. However, these findings are being contested