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Breakthrough in peanut allergy research

Food allergy affects one in 20 children and about two in 100 adults, with seafood, cow's milk, eggs and peanuts among the most typical triggers.

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Disease gene 'edited' in human embryos in...

The lab-created, edited embryos were not allowed to develop beyond a few days, when they comprised a handful of cells.

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Kissing unlikely to pass on Zika virus –...

Saliva is not a very effective carrier of the virus, which is known to spread through mosquito bites and sex.

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Counting sperm

What the scientists did in the meta-regression analysis was very useful from a general public health point of view.

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Could a green sponge hold cancer-fighting...

Lab testing has shown that several molecules in this sponge selectively destroy pancreatic cancer cells.

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World's first child hand transplant a 'success'...

Harvey had his hands and feet amputated at the age of two, following a sepsis infection.

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New data on breast, ovarian cancer highlights...

The risk of cancer also varies according to the site of the mutation on the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.

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Heart attack: Drones could save lives

Currently, people stricken by heart attacks outside of hospitals have only an eight to 10 percent survival rate

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'Aspirin risky in older stroke patients'...

Treatment programmes should be reviewed every three to five years in very elderly patients who take aspirin and PPIs together.

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New findings on deadliest kind of skin cancer...

The study was done on more than 1,900 patients with melanoma at more than 60 medical institutions worldwide.


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A rocky beginning for the NRM government...

New Vision TV brings you the analysis on the first budget by NRM government and the rocky start it hard to deliver on the promises the leadership had made during the swearing-in ceremony in 1986.