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Holding a leadership position increases depression in women and decreases it in men, scientists say

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Jet hand dryers could spew up bacteria into the air, which then hang around for minutes, and paper towels are more hygienic

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Harvard researchers noted a clear association between high yoghurt consumption and low risk of type 2 diabetes

 

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The nerve cells created at Harvard respond to immediate physical injury, the acute “ouch” pain, as well as the more subtle forms of chronic, longer-term pain

Study could help discover new forms of pain relief

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Kickstarter project will fund new kit, named 'Blood Sport', which makers hope will encourage blood donation

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Following a court battle, doctors at a medical facility in Vancouver will be able to prescribe the drug to patients who have not responded to other treatments

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A study by US researchers found older couples who are in an unhappy marriage have a higher risk of heart disease than those in a happy marriage.

People in unhappy marriages could be more at risk of heart disease 

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Two leading scientists have said creating IVF embryos with a third party is a viable way of offering women affected by mitochondrial disorders the opportunity of having their own biological children who will be free of the diseases.

Senior science advisers write in praise of controversial mitochondrial transfer technique

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Professor Brian Cox has expressed concern at the lack of social mobility and limited access to STEM industries

Economic return on investment would be huge

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Evidence collected by academics suggests that people find the right work-life balance at 58-years-old, towards the end of their working lives

‘More stimulating environments’ keep brain fit for longer

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Harry Hill plays the Professor in the show and hopes it will help boost interest in science among young people

Writer and star of upcoming BBC1 show Professor Brainstawm speak out

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The study analysed the genetic code of 818 gay men to find common genetic markers, but scientists say it's a far cry from finding the 'gay gene' itself

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