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GM pigs take step to being organ donors

GM pigs take step to being organ donors

Image copyright EGENESIS The most genetically modified animals in existence have been created to help end a shortage of organs for transplant, say US researchers. The scientists successfully rid 37…

Tainted eggs: 20 tonnes sold in Denmark, food agency says

Tainted eggs: 20 tonnes sold in Denmark, food agency says

Image copyright AFP Image caption Millions of eggs have now been withdrawn from shops in several European countries Twenty tonnes of insecticide-tainted eggs have been sold in Denmark, the country’s…

Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects, study suggests

Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects, study suggests

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Study finds taking niacin might help prevent miscarriages Taking Vitamin B3 could prevent miscarriages and birth defects, a study on mice suggests. Researchers from…

Pioneering type 1 diabetes therapy safe

Pioneering type 1 diabetes therapy safe

Image caption Aleix was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged 18 The first trial of a pioneering therapy to retrain the immune system and slow the advance of type 1…

Sea bug attack: Why was a wading teenager left covered in blood?

Sea bug attack: Why was a wading teenager left covered in blood?

Media captionSam Kanizay, 16, was left covered in blood by the flesh-eating bugs in Melbourne What could leave a person’s ankles and feet covered in blood as they stood, unaware…

Judge approves suicidal girl care plan

Judge approves suicidal girl care plan

Image caption Sir James said the approved care plan was “not a matter for congratulation” A judge who said society should be “ashamed” for not protecting a suicidal girl has…

Australian teenager in hospital after sea bug attack

Australian teenager in hospital after sea bug attack

Image copyright Jarrod Kanizay Image caption The 16-year-old is staying in hospital for another night An Australian teenager is recovering in hospital after being bitten by multiple “mite-sized sea critters”.…

Loose Women’s Stacey Solomon celebrates her ‘saggy boobs’

Loose Women’s Stacey Solomon celebrates her ‘saggy boobs’

Image copyright @staceysolomon Loose Women panellist Stacey Solomon has been praised on social media for sharing a video celebrating her “muffin top, saggy boobs and stretch marks”. The former X…

First hints Parkinson’s can be stopped

First hints Parkinson’s can be stopped

Image copyright Getty Images It may be possible to stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease with a drug normally used in type 2 diabetes, a clinical trial suggests. Current drugs…

Men’s sexist attitudes ‘shaped by first exposure to pornography’

Men’s sexist attitudes ‘shaped by first exposure to pornography’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Study finds the age a male first sees porn shapes their attitudes later towards women The age at which a male first sees…

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