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Taking antibiotics during pregnancy may lead to behaviour changes in your child.
A new approach helps researchers to assess data from many
small-scale studies before designing clinical trials.
New chemicals on bed nets could beat resistance in malaria carrying mosquitoes.
Could a common technique to prevent premature birth actually cause it?
A new way to produce a malaria drug using tobacco
Opiod painkillers like morphine are extremely powerful, but new research shows that they could cause chronic pain.
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When women come off birth control there can be a drop in marital satisfaction, according to research...
A new fizzing powder stops bleeding in its tracks...
Researchers have tracked down the genetic factors that
lead to the onset of Huntington's disease, to deduce
Scientists have discovered a trigger for the regeneration of
skin, hair or organs in humans. This could be used to...
How do hormones help take you on a path to a gender? And
disrupt this process?
A study on young mice suggests that antibiotic use might be making
children more likely to become obese.
Two drugs that can help the brain to repair damage caused by multiple
sclerosis have been uncovered by a new...
With the Christmas party season in full swing, some of us may
be piling on the pounds. Could popping a pill melt away...
To defeat pain...you must create pain.
What has the world response been to Ebola? Was it helpful?
Was it proportionate?
Where is the Ebola vaccine? Several candidate vaccines have
now progressed to human trials and may soon be available...
Scientists have developed a way to increase the
effectiveness of a common diabetic drug - by shining
light on it...
A cheap 'paper strip' that tests for Ebola and other diseases in under 20 minutes has been developed...
Favipiravir - a trial drug currently being tested against Ebola and influenza - has successfully treated norovirus...
The latest in the fight against antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria.