Groundbreaking discovery for fertility
  A gene vital in the development of embryos has been discovered. With help from CRISPR, a gene-editing technique, scientists in the UK have successfully uncovered an important gene...
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Virus used to fight cancer
  Immunotherapy is used a lot right now due to its approach of tapping into the power of the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. Many of these...
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Cheap alternative to chemotherapy
There is a potential new approach to treat tumours using a chemical you probably wouldn’t suspect but most likely have heard of. The new technique is very similar to...
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Alternative medicines save less lives
  Unsurprisingly, cancer patients that choose to go down the route of alternative medicines, instead of the tried and tested methods, are more likely to die. Alternative medicines are...
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Child functionally cured of HIV
  Back in 2007, a trial for HIV involving 144 babies was conducted, in which they were randomly assigned 40 weeks of antiretroviral drugs. Almost ten years on, and...
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Untreatable gonorrhoea is here
Feel like getting frisky this Friday? Well, you might want to think again. Gonorrhoea is causing a lot of problems and scientist are scratching their heads with what to...
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