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‘Special’ immune cells offer hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients who have a ‘special’ type of immune cell in their tumours have a higher chance of survival than those who do...

Vaping-associated lung injury ‘most likely caused by toxic fumes’

Lung injuries linked to vaping are most likely caused by toxic chemical fumes, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at lung biopsies from 17 patients...

Travel Easy

Travel stress is a feeling of mental strain and pressure related to travelling. Most people travel to release stress but for some travel could...

People with chronic heart conditions ‘should avoid areas of heavy traffic’

People with chronic heart conditions should avoid areas of heavy traffic congestion and consider wearing face masks, new guidelines recommend. Air pollution and environmental noise...

Computer models could fight diseases by matching patients with ‘digital twins’

Advanced computer models could improve diagnosis and treatment of common diseases by linking patients with a “digital twin”, a study suggests. The technology could be...

Genetic study reveals metabolic origins of anorexia

Anorexia is at least partly a metabolic disorder and not just psychiatric as previously thought, new research suggests. The genetic basis of anorexia nervosa overlaps...

Surgery restores hand and arm movement in 13 people with complete paralysis

Thirteen patients with complete paralysis can now perform everyday tasks after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands. Surgeons in Australia attached...

Women exposed to stress in pregnancy ‘have sons with lower sperm count’

Men born to mothers who experienced stress in early pregnancy may have reduced sperm counts as adults, new research suggests. Women who went through a...

Potent cannabis strongly linked to psychosis

Smoking potent forms of cannabis greatly increases the risk of serious mental illness, a major study has found. Taking any version of the drug daily...

Lung cancer scans to be offered in trucks in supermarket car parks

Trucks in supermarket car parks will offer lung cancer checks under a new scheme to be rolled out across England. Hundreds of thousands of people...

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New Zealand scrambles to find source of new virus infections

Health authorities in New Zealand were scrambling on Wednesday to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus as the nation’s largest...

Barack Obama says Biden has ‘nailed’ his VP pick with Harris

Former president Barack Obama has hailed his former vice president’s running mate selection of Kamala Harris, saying “Joe Biden nailed this decision”. “By choosing Senator...

Ghislaine Maxwell calls on judge to improve prison conditions

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell says Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide last year is to blame for the conditions she faces in jail while awaiting trial. Through her...

Ghislaine Maxwell calls on judge to improve prison conditions

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell says Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide last year is to blame for the conditions she faces in jail while awaiting trial. Through her...

Cardi B calls out male rappers for not speaking up about Breonna Taylor death

Cardi B has called out male rappers for not speaking out about the death of Breonna Taylor. The rapper has said she wishes more men...
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