Tuesday, 15 January 2019


10/26/2018 - 00:19

Scientists say they have engineered a new antibiotic that appears promising in early clinical trials. The drug, made by Shionogi Inc, acts like the Trojan horse in Greek legend to trick bacteria into allowing it to enter.

10/18/2018 - 21:06

Bill Turnbull has described dealing with cancer every day as "relentlessly boring" and admitted he asked doctors to stop his "unbearable" chemotherapy.

10/08/2018 - 02:12

Australia will remove a controversial tax on female sanitary products following years of campaigning by women's groups. Currently, tampons and sanitary pads are sold with a 10% goods and services tax (GST) because they are categorised as non-essential items.

10/08/2018 - 02:09

Shamal Waraich, 34, was born in Manchester and grew up in a religious British-Pakistani household. He was diagnosed with HIV in 2013, and now educates people about what it's like to be gay, Muslim and living with HIV.

10/03/2018 - 00:18

Regularly eating foods like bacon and sausages may raise the risk of breast cancer, according to researchers.

A review of studies found women who ate high levels of processed meat had a 9% increased risk of the cancer compared with those who ate little of it.

09/24/2018 - 23:24

Three patients, all paralysed from the waist down, have been able to walk again after having an electrical patch fitted to their spinal cords.

Experts say the device, which is placed below the injury, helps lost signals from the brain reach the leg muscles.

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