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Yaws makes a comeback

ByYou’veprobablyneverheardofit

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Vaccine zaps allergy in record time

ByAriaPearsonALLERGYsuffererscouldbidfarewelltotheirsneezeswithanewgenerationofvaccinesthattakeeffectwithinweeks.Existingvaccinesforallergiesinvolvethreetofiveyearsofregularinjectionswithincreasingamo

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养肝四部曲!大动肝火,说的就是这时候!

Yaws makes a comeback

YOU’VEprobablyneverheardofit

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Breathing life into artificial organs

ByCelesteBieverJeffBorensteinholdsupapieceofsemi-transparentrubber

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Health fears as floods wash over Java

ByNewScientistandReutersIndonesianauthoritiesaremonitoringresidentsforseriousdiseasesafterseverefloodingcausedbydownpoursinthecapitalJakarta

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Experimental anti-HIV gel increased infection rates

ByNewScientistandReutersTrialsofanewtypeofgeldesignedtohelpwomenprotectthemselvesfromHIVwerehaltedonWednesdayafterwomenusingitbecameinfectedbythevirusatahigherratethanwomennotusingit

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Marked rise in MS in the US debated by scientists

ByRoxanneKhamsiNeurologicaldisorderssuchasmultiplesclerosisandAlzheimer’sdiseasearebecomingmorecommonintheUS

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Turning Europe into a smoke-free zone

ByNewScientistandReutersTheEuropeanUnion’shealthchiefistoseeka“comprehensiveban”onsmokinginpublicplacesacrossthegroup’s27countries

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Pandemic flu may be only two mutations away

ByDeboraMacKenzieThedifferencebetweenafluvirusthatkillsmillions

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Vaginal birth boosts risk of baby brain haemorrhage

ByAriaPearsonVaginalbirthincreasestheriskofbrainhaemorrhageinnewborns

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Non-invasive Down's syndrome test shows promise

ByRoxanneKhamsiAsimplebloodtesttakenbyapregnantwomancouldrevealgeneticabnormalitiessuchasDown’ssyndromeinherdevelopingfetus

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Legal wrangle puts India's generic drugs at risk

ByNewScientiststaffandReutersTensofthousandsofpeoplebeingtreatedforAIDSwillsufferifSwisspharmaceuticalcompanyNovartissucceedsinchangingIndia’spatentlaw

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Menstrual mood swings may have a use after all

ByRowanHooperThemonthlymoodswingsexperiencedbymanywomenmayserveanevolutionarypurpose

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Natural oils gave young boys breasts

ByAndyCoghlanThreeyoungboysgrewbreasttissueafterexposuretolotionsandshampooscontaininglavenderorteatreeoil

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Pig cell transplants may treat human diabetes

ByEmmaYoungAtreatmentfortype1diabetesthatinvolvesinjectingpigcellsintohumanpatientsisabouttobetrialledinRussia.Theresearcherssaythetreatmentcouldprovideamuchcheaper

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Woman with bionic arm regains sense of touch

ByAriaPearson(Image:ToddKuikenetal)Aprostheticarmthatmovesandfeelsliketherealthingisnowastepcloserthankstoanewsurgicaltechniquewhichallowstheownertointuitivelycontrolherlimbandregainhersenseoftouc

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Bingeing cited as biggest eating disorder in US

ByNewScientistandReutersOut-of-controlbingeeatingisawidespreadeatingdisorderintheUS

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Protein blocking reverses 'mad cow disease' in mice

ByRoxanneKhamsiAnoveltreatmentcanrescuethebrainfunctionofmiceafflictedwithaformofmadcowdisease

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养肝四部曲!大动肝火,说的就是这时候!

Vaccine zaps allergy in record time

ByAriaPearsonAllergysuffererscouldbidfarewelltotheirsneezeswithanewgenerationofvaccinesthattakeeffectwithinweeks.Existingvaccinesforallergiesinvolvethreetofiveyearsofregularinjectionswithincreasingamo

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H5N1 bird flu outbreak confirmed on English farm

ByNewScientist

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Sun-seeking immune cells rise up to fight skin cancer

ABLASTofsunshinedoesn’tjustwardoffdepression.Itcouldalsohelpfightskincancerandotherskindiseasesbyattractingimmunecellstotheskinsurface.SkinproducestheinactiveformofvitaminD3inresponsetosunexposure.Now

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Narcolepsy hints at drug for insomniacs

Troublesleeping?Insomniacscantakeheartfromanewdrugthatmakesthebrainenterastatesimilartonarcolepsy.Peoplewithnarcolepsysuddenlyandunexpectedlyfallasleep

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When words fail us

ByLauraSpinneyAFTERatsunamistrucktherimcountriesoftheIndianOceanon26December2004

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The word: Robo-tripping

EVERYtrendinrecreationaldrugusegeneratesitsownlexicon

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How sunshine triggers skin repair

ByRachelNowakAblastofsunshinecouldhelpfightskindiseasesandcancerbyattractingimmunecellstotheskinsurface

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Fossil fuels are far deadlier than nuclear power

ByPhilMcKennaReadmore:“Specialreport:Rescuingnuclearpower“INTHEwakeofthenuclearcrisisinJapan

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Wandering to be classed a medical symptom in the US

AUTISMgroupsaredividedonacontroversialplanbytheUSCentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention(CDC)toclassifywanderingasamedicalsymptom.Whileadvocatessayitcouldimproveourunderstandingoftherisksassociatedwithw

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Caesium fallout from Fukushima rivals Chernobyl

ByDeboraMacKenzieReadmore:“Specialreport:ThefalloutfromFukushima“RadioactivecaesiumandiodinehasbeendepositedinnorthernJapanfarfromtheFukushimaDaiichinuclearplant

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Stretchy patch could help repair skin and arteries

ByWendyZukermanASYNTHETICelasticpatchthatencourageshealinginwoundedskinordamagedarteriesmaysoonbeavailableinhospitals.Severeburnsordamagedarteriesareusuallytreatedbygraftingskinorvesselsfromanotherpar

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Blood test rescues failing transplant organ

ByAndyCoghlanAbloodtestcandetectgeneticdebrisshedbyatransplantedheartthatisbeingrejected.Thetestcouldhelptosavetheorganbyalertingdoctors

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Japanese fatalistic about risk of death from earthquake

ByHelenThomsonReadmore:“Specialreport:AfterJapan’smegaquake“Youmightexpectpeoplelivinginanearthquakezonewhoareanxiousabouttheirsafetytobewellpreparedforaquake.Infactpeoplearen’tentirelylogicalint

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Risk expert: Why radiation fears are often exaggerated

ByAlisonGeorgeFearofradiationfromJapan’sstrickennuclearpowerplantmustnotblindustotherisksattachedtothealternatives

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Stress hormone combats fear of heights

ByDeboraMacKenzieIfyouhaveafearofheights

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Look into my eyes to predict my amputation risk

ByWendyZukermanAglimpseinaneyemightsoonbeenoughtodiagnosethenervedamageassociatedwithdiabetes.Upto50percentofpeoplewithdiabetesexperiencenervedamage

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Fukushima radioactive fallout nears Chernobyl levels

ByDeboraMacKenzieReadmore:“Specialreport:ThefalloutfromFukushima“Japan’sdamagednuclearplantinFukushimahasbeenemittingradioactiveiodineandcaesiumatlevelsapproachingthoseseenintheaftermathoftheCherno

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养肝四部曲!大动肝火,说的就是这时候!

A life without pain is a life without smell

ByFerrisJabrAhandfulofpeoplearoundtheworldhaveneverknownthemeaningofphysicalpain–notbecausetheyliveincrediblyshelteredlives

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Gene therapy for Parkinson's passes the ultimate test

ByFerrisJabrGenetherapyforParkinson’sdiseasehasmovedastepclosertoacceptanceinthewakeofitsfirstsuccessfuldouble-blindclinicaltrial.In2007

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Nuclear crisis: How safe is Japan's food and water?

ByAndyCoghlanAlertshavebeenissuedonradiationlevelsinJapanesemilk

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Computer network model finds Parkinson's tipping point

ByMarkBuchananTOOmuchofagoodthingcanbebadforyou.Thesynchronousfiringofneuronsiscrucialformanyordinarybrainfunctions

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China tries again to stop smoking

CHINA

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Don't let polio eradication slip away again

ByDeboraMacKenzieAfteryearsoffrustration

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CT scans help recreate sniper attack

ByNicFlemingKnowingabullet’spathinthebodycouldhelpdoctorstreatpeoplewithgunshotwoundsinthefieldASINGLEmuffledshotandasoldierisdown.Someofhiscomradesgrabhimandrunforcover

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HIV in donor kidney

ORGANtransplantcentresintheUShavebeenwarnedtotestlivedonorsforHIVaweekbeforeoperating.ThisfollowsacaseinwhichakidneyfromadonorspreadHIVtotherecipient.Althoughthedonortestednegative11weeksbeforethetran

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Act now to track health effects of nuclear crisis

ByDeboraMacKenzieRadiationbiologistssaytheymustorganisenowtomonitoranyillnesscausedbyfalloutfromthestrickennuclearplantinFukushima

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First viable sperm cells grown from scratch

ByFerrisJabrFORthefirsttimeviablemousespermhavebeengrownoutsidethetestes.Ifthetechniquecanberepeatedwithhumansperm

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Ear implants for the deaf with no strings attached

ByDuncanGraham-RoweCOCHLEARimplantshavehelpedthousandsofdeafpeoplearoundtheworldhearforthefirsttime.Nowatinymicrophoneimplantedinaperson’searwillprovidethemwithcontinuoushearingdayandnight.Existingimp

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Test children for tobacco smoke exposure

DESPITEthestereotypicalimageofsmokersbeingirresponsibleparents

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Mosquito needle helps take sting out of injections

ByPaulMarksLOOKawaynowifyouareafraidofneedles.Amotorised

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Implantable sensor tracks cancer in the body

ByFerrisJabrItlookslikeatinywhitebreathmint.“Withthis

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Where robots labour to overcome genetic disease

ByPeterAldhousinMountainView

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