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How forgotten local plants could ease malnutrition in East Timor

The Australian owners of a restaurant in East Timor are hoping to use their passion for the local cuisine to combat malnutrition in the tiny Southeast Asian nation. East Timor has Asia’s worst rates of child malnutrition, with more than 50 percent of children suffering from stunting – a condition that permanently affects their mental… Read More »

The breakthroughs that could save our lives

It has been a remarkable year of promise in medical science – from reversing blindness and paralysis to progress in cancer and infertility. First gene-edited babies, probably. A scientist in China caused the biggest stir in science for years when he claimed to have made the world’s first gene-edited babies. The twin girls are apparently… Read More »

Cervical cancer: New test could ‘revolutionise screening’ and help detect early signs

[unable to retrieve full-text content] CERVICAL cancer often has no symptoms in its early stages, which is why it’s important to undergo regular screening. A new test could now “revolutionise screening” as it’s been found to outperform current UK tests at a reduced cost. Daily Express :: Health Feed