Men with high levels of testosterone have a secret flaw - less effective immune systems, researchers have discovered
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Tuesday 26 June 2012
Five-time Wimbledon winner a pale shadow of her former self as Russian claims big scalp
Thursday 14 June 2012
A 10-year-old girl has been given a vein transplant using a blood vessel grown from her own stem cells, the first time such an operation has been undertaken.
Thursday 14 June 2012
A 10-year-old girl has been given a vein transplant using a blood vessel grown from her own stem cells.
Friday 08 June 2012
Clinical trial results described as "striking and exciting" could lead to new treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Sunday 25 March 2012
As the clocks go forward, here are some tips to put a spring in your own step
Thursday 15 March 2012
For decades women have been cajoled to breastfeed their babies with slogans such as "breast is best." Now researchers have criticised the approach, saying it is "idealistic" and "sets parents up to fail", and that greater recognition of the multiple demands new parents face would reap greater dividends.
Monday 05 March 2012
A drug that "blindfolds" white blood cells could provide a new way of treating rheumatoid arthritis, new research has shown.
Saturday 18 February 2012
A vaccine against norovirus, a food poisoning virus that causes violent stomach flu, could be available within five years if it can be shown to be safe when taken as a nasal spray, scientists said.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
A malnourished child is not the same as a starving one. They may not even be hungry, if they get enough calories. But what kind of calories? A child needs protein to grow and micronutrients are essential to development. Millions lack both.
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Newly discovered flu molecules shared by most strains of the virus could help scientists develop a "universal vaccine", it was claimed today.
Friday 27 January 2012
Actor says he was shocked into seeking treatment for mental illness during the 1990s
Sunday 22 January 2012
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Yemen's cabinet has approved a draft law granting immunity to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his aides against prosecution for crimes committed during his 33 year-long rule in the impoverished Arabian state.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Scientists have developed a vaccine against cancer that reduces the size of breast tumours by more than 80 per cent when tested on laboratory mice.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27