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Two Ebola patients in the US have been cured
Friday, 22 August 2014
An American aid worker and a 50-year-old woman have been cured of their Ebola infections and were discharged from hospital this week.
New drug cures Ebola-related virus in monkeys
Thursday, 21 August 2014
An experimental drug has been shown to halt the replication of the Marburg virus - a relative of Ebola - and can cure a patient after several days of infection.
New ‘shape-shifting’ material can reconstruct faces
Thursday, 21 August 2014
A new type of plastic has been developed, and scientists say it's the perfect material for rebuilding a person’s face following a traumatic accident or disease.
Alzheimer’s patients to be treated with the blood of under-30s
Thursday, 21 August 2014
Alzheimer’s patients in the US will be given transfusions of young people's blood as part of a promising new treatment that’s nowhere near as crazy as it sounds.
Early research suggests deodorant could be making your armpits smell worse
Monday, 18 August 2014
A small study has shown that deodorant and antiperspirants can alter the bacteria ecosystem in our underarms, and cause “smelly” bacteria to take over.
Scientists are developing a dissolvable
Thursday, 14 August 2014
Researchers have created a high-tech fabric that can deliver women HIV drugs, and potentially contraceptive, quickly and easily.
Boy without ears has a pair created from his ribs
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Kieran Sorkin, a nine-year-old British boy who was born without ears, has had some created for him using cartilage taken from his ribs. His new ears were modelled on his mum’s.
Scientists create first functional 3D brain model
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Scientists have created a three-dimensional brain-like tissue, allowing them to study the effects of brain injuries, diseases, and newly developed treatments outside the body for the first time.
Scientists think they've found Patient Zero in the Ebola outbreak
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
A new study suggests the origin of the worldwide Ebola outbreak was a two-year-old African boy who passed away last year.
Contraceptive pills can halve the size of women's ovaries
Monday, 11 August 2014
A new study shows birth control pills can reduce the size of women's ovaries by up to 50 percent, but it's not as dangerous as it sounds.

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