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AIDS Burdens Zimbabwe’s Elderly With Orphans, Illness

Jabulani Zilawe lost all 11 of his children to AIDS. Now he is the only one left to care for their orphans. “This has become my life — with my grandchildren. All their parents died. AIDS killed them. I had 11 children, six of them […]

New Surgical Glue Inspired by Slug Slime

Scientists have developed an experimental surgical glue inspired by the mucus secreted by slugs that could offer an alternative to sutures and staples for closing wounds. While some medical glues already exist, they often adhere weakly, are not particularly flexible and frequently cannot be used […]

Slimy slugs inspire ‘potentially lifesaving’ medical glue

The secretion is very strong, moves with the body and sticks to wet surfaces, scientists say. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Type 2 diabetes: Drinking alcohol regularly could REDUCE risk of disease

TYPE 2 diabetes is a growing health concern – and linked to lifestyle factors such as being overweight. Now new evidence has revealed drinking alcohol three to four times a week could reduce risk. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Scientists in US Successfully Edit Human Embryo’s Genes

Scientists at the Oregon Health and Science University say they have successfully edited genes of human embryos in the first such attempt in the United States. Previously, similar experiments have been reported only by scientists in China. Engineering human genes in the embryo stage opens […]

Is sleep making you gain weight? Sleep patterns linked to your waistline

POOR sleep could make you more portly, new research has shown. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Charlie Gard hospice move approved

The judge has set a timetable to govern the final period of the 11-month-old’s life. read more >>> Source:: BBC

WHO: Hepatitis B, C Could Be Eliminated by 2030

On the eve of World Hepatitis Day, the World Health Organization is calling for stepped up action to eliminate Hepatitis B and C by 2030. It says the goal can be reached by scaling up diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the diseases, which can cause […]

Cancer breakthrough: Trendy spice could be key to killing tumours

CANCER is tackled using a variety of drugs and treatments, but turmeric spice – famously now used in lattes as well as curries – could be the key to a future method. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Eczema warning: Why you should never do this in the shower

ECZEMA – also called atopic dermatitis – affects six million people in the UK, and the condition causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. However, popular bathroom products may be to blame. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

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