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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.
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.
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.
The current ultrasound test to diagnose miscarriage in early pregnancy is based on limited evidence, raising questions about its reliability.
Research which claims to show that the introduction of patient choice in the NHS reduced deaths from heart attacks is flawed and misleading.
A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine highlights the injury risks for schoolboys playing rugby.
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.
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.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.