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3D-printed transparent mouse skull could be window to studying Alzheimer’s and head injuries

Scientists develop a ‘window to the brain’: 3D-printed ‘skull’ allows experts to peer inside a mouse’s head in real-time and could one day help disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s The implant can be used to surgically replace part of the animal’s head Mouse brains are similar to humans’ so are useful for medical research Scientists […]

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FDA urges patients to keep taking contaminated blood pressure drugs

FDA urges patients to keep taking contaminated blood pressure drugs despite cancer risk, amid global shortage Drugs containing valsartan, losartan and irbesartan are some of the most commonly prescribed medications for high blood pressure Some one in three Americans may need blood pressure medication to avoid heart attack and stroke  Pills from nearly 30 manufacturers […]

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Slim people see overweight people as ‘less evolved and less human,’ shocking study finds  

Slender people consider people with obesity ‘less evolved’ and ‘less human’ than others, a new survey suggests.  Public health officials believe that discrimination against people who are overweight is partly for blame for our dismal progress against the obesity epidemic.  Despite the fact that one in three Americans and one in four Brits are now […]

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NHS could save 100 stillborn babies with better treatment of women pregnant with twins and triplets

Better NHS care of women pregnant with twins and triplets ‘will save 100 babies being stillborn a year’ NHS hospitals’ failure to follow guidelines causes unnecessary C-sections The Twins and Multiple Births Association said it was ‘pot luck’ whether hospitals followed the guidelines Extra scans, specialised doctors and detailed care plans help mothers of twins By […]