The true cost of white-washed research

Genetics and medical studies have largely over-represented people of white, European descent, which could have huge ramifications for the advancement of health research

Pill journey along complex supply chains

New technologies, such as the cloud and artificial intelligence, have transformed pharmaceutical supply chains from materials supplier to manufacturer, wholesaler to pharmacy and on to patients

EU ruling on gene-edited foods is holding us back

Gene-edited food has the potential to feed the world’s hungry, but may be blocked in the European Union

Why genome sequencing is the future of healthcare

Healthcare companies are developing technology which utilises the power of artificial intelligence to analyse genomic data and provide personalised treatment for cancer patients

Collaborating for a new enlightenment in healthcare

A new enlightenment, engaging science and industry in a quest for personalised medicine, can save lives and avert suffering

Joy and pain of IVF couples

It could be easy to underestimate the wide-ranging effects of infertility on couples trying for a baby. Here two young women tell of their experience of fertility treatment and how it has affected their lives

Playing God or advancing the frontiers of medical science?

Fertility treatment has always been a highly controversial area of medicine and ever since its inception IVF has had its critics. Now some of the newer techniques are prompting fresh ethical dilemmas, as Liz Bestic reports

Spotting why acne is spreading to later life

Nutritionist, GP and health writer Dr Sarah Brewer explores why adult acne is on the rise