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Artificial womb for premature babies sustains lambs for weeks

Extremely premature babies could be kept alive in future using an “artificial womb” that scientists plan to test in humans after a successful study involving unborn lambs. A plastic bag filled with a...

Vending Machine At UC Davis Dispenses ‘Morning-After’ Pill

Students attending the University of California, Davis no longer have to stress about the whole unplanned pregnancy thing. Why not? Well, the university has installed a vending machine that carries e...

4 Your Health: Higher risk for prostate cancer and deadly news about obesity

Obesity tops the list as the leading causes of early death in United States. It steals more years than tobacco and any other cause. Don't Miss: The best Deal on a new Samsung Galaxy S8. Researchers f...

Dementia society welcomes Hillsides and urges continued investment

Come Together could be the theme song for advertisers in 2017, but unlike the cringe-worthy efforts of Pepsi and Heineken, Alzheimer's Society delivers the message with aplomb. The film by McCann Lon...

Icky wax worms could help solve the plastic bag problem

Here's a caterpillar that thinks plastic tastes fantastic. Scientists have discovered that the larvae of the wax moth will easily munch through a common plastic known as polyethylene, turning it into...

High pollen count affects spring allergy sufferers

Spring is fully in bloom in Coventry right now, with residents enjoying the warmer weather and lighter days. Summer is just around the corner, with scores of locals busy booking holidays and trips aw...

Cancer in Pets

Many peoples' first response when seeing a dog walking down the street with their owner is to go up and see if they can pet the dog. Sometimes, we often get carried away with our excitement for anima...

WATCH: Baby’s head ‘pops out’ of mum during ‘gentle C-section̵...

Jaw-dropping footage of the moment a baby's head emerges unaided out of its mother's stomach during a C-section has been captured. Shared by a doctor in Venezuela less than a week ago, the emotional ...

No malaria in Asia Pacific by 2030: APLMA

Malaria is one of the world's oldest and deadliest diseases. Even today, it kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. Many of them are small children and pregnant women. World Malaria Day is ...

What is ‘stealthing’ – where men remove condoms during sex without conse...

A new study from the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law explores "stealthing," when a man purposefully removes a condom during sex without consent. It's a practice that's disturbing, violating, and i...

Doctors should prescribe exercise to the over-50s to ‘help prevent dementia’ a...

Physical exercise that includes aerobic exercise or strength training of moderate intensity and lasts at least 45 minutes improves cognitive function in adults older than 50 years regardless of basel...

Children who go to bed late are more likely to grow up to be obese, study reveals

Regular bedtimes stop children from becoming overweight, a study by Ohio State University has found. Eating meals at the same time every day and watching less than half an hour of television a day wi...

Malaria vaccine pilot program coming to Africa in 2018

Maureen Coetzee receives funding from the National Research Foundation, the Medical Research Council, UK-MRC/DFID, Wellcome Trust and US-NIH. Basil Brooke receives funding from the National Research ...

Obesity Tops List of Causes for Lost Years of Life, Beating Tobacco

It's no secret that the U.S. is in the middle of an obesity epidemic, and now new preliminary research from the Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine breaks down just how bad th...

Big Hike in Cigarette Tax Hurts Low-Income People

Tobacco is a leading cause of preventable death globally. After realising this 'pandemic', the World Health Organisation adopted the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ...

Vaccine gaps ’cause measles outbreaks’ in Europe

With 20 cases of measles now confirmed among Somali Minnesotan children in Hennepin County, health officials are asking parents and health care providers to watch for potential cases and help make su...

Worms versus plastic

Is the real solution to our rapidly growing mountains of plastic trash lurking in the guts of the caterpillars that we feed to our pet birds and lizards? Plastic drinking straws. Horia Varian via a C...

The Growing Movement of Men Who Secretly Remove Condoms During Sex

Civil and criminal justice experts are expressing concern over “stealthing,” in which straight and gay men are removing their condoms during sex without their partners' consent. A new study published...

Bradford misses targets over bowel cancer tests

Stay in touch with time. Close p of tablet in hands of professional pleasant doctor holding it while going to work. / Kathie Griffiths, T&A Reporter / KathieG_TandA. 1 comment. MORE than 200 peop...

Drinking beetroot juice before exercise strengthens your brain

Drinking beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the functions of a younger brain, a new study claims. Researchers from Wake F...