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Tapeworm drug 'stops Zika from replicating'...

Transmitted mainly by mosquitos but also through sexual transmission, Zika can cause crippling birth defects.

'Mosquitoes can spread Zika to their eggs'...

"Spraying affects adults, but it does not usually kill the immature forms -- the eggs and larvae."

Being overweight linked to 8 more cancers...

"The burden of cancer due to being overweight or obese is more extensive than what has been assumed."

One new drug for three deadly tropical diseases...

The 'neglected tropical diseases' affect tens of millions of people and claim more than 50,000 lives each year.

Creating mixed human-animal embryos

The prospect of altering an animal's brain to make it more human alarms some experts.

Asthma pill hailed in early test

"This new drug could be a game-changer for future treatment of asthma."

Sliver of hope seen in Alzheimer's drug trial...

The findings are part of the first completed phase III trial of an anti-tau drug in Alzheimer's.

Smart science: Detailed brain map unveiled...

For more than a century, people have sought to delineate the different brain areas and their function.

Paracetamol 'not effective' against arthritis...

The drug that worked best for arthritis, they found, was diclofenac, say researchers.

Studies cast doubt on medical research

Scientific studies are considered valid only if they can be reproduced by outside teams of researchers who come to the same conclusions.

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