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Malaria vaccine? Burkina Faso trial shows Oxford shot is up to 77% effective

Malaria vaccine? Burkina Faso trial shows Oxford shot is up to 77% effective

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The hunt for a malaria vaccine has been going on the best part of a century. One, the Mosquirix vaccine ...
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Consume more than 5 glasses of wine or beer per week? Each additional drink decreases lifespan by 30 minutes, study claims

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Drinking will shorten your life, according to a study that suggests every glass of wine or pint of beer over ...
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Is ‘light drinking’ while pregnant really that bad?

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Drinking in pregnancy is a fraught issue and causes much anxiety. Last year new guidance to the NHS in England ...
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Gene therapy combats heart failure, provides renewed hope for genetic medicine

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A new treatment offers hope for patients suffering heart failure, and also for scientists who would like to see gene ...
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Genetic tests could pave way to ‘personalised’ asthma drugs

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The GuardianGenetic tests could pave way to 'personalised' asthma drugsThe GuardianRoutine and inexpensive genetic testing could save a significant number ...
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UK could miss out on the genomics revolution

Guardian | 
The UK has a huge opportunity to lead the world in disease discovery, treatments and cures. But support from the ...
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Genomics revolution: UK could miss the boat, scientists warn

Guardian | 
The UK has a huge opportunity to lead the world in disease discovery, treatments and cures. But support from the NHS and ...

Stem cell scientists take hope from first human trials but see long road ahead

Guardian | 
Hilton has the distinction of being the first person in the UK to receive a transplant of human embryonic stem ...
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