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2011-11-02 08:50:52

A study published today in The Lancet shows how a do-it-yourself screen for cervical cancer could help prevent the disease in thousands of women who, for a number of reasons, cannot have a smear test.

2011-10-27 22:03:50

Normal bacteria which live in our mouths provide the catalyst for the development of gum disease, a debilitating condition which leads to painful gums and the loosening of teeth.

UK Survey Reveals Cell Phones Are Contaminated
2011-10-14 10:19:53

New research has found that one in six British mobile phones is contaminated with traces of E. coli bacteria because people all too often go without washing their hands.

2011-10-14 09:57:11

The current ultrasound test to diagnose miscarriage in early pregnancy is based on limited evidence, raising questions about its reliability.

2011-10-10 09:15:38

Research which claims to show that the introduction of patient choice in the NHS reduced deaths from heart attacks is flawed and misleading.

2011-09-29 11:03:21

A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine highlights the injury risks for schoolboys playing rugby.

2011-09-27 14:33:14

The way in which global warming causes many of the world's organisms to shrink has been revealed by new research from Queen Mary, University of London.

2011-09-12 14:25:06

A common chemotherapy drug has been successfully delivered to cancer cells inside tiny microparticles using a method inspired by our knowledge of how the human immune system works.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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