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October 10, 2018 1:15 PM Ladybird INVASION: Swarming STD-carrying bugs infest homes across UK

LADYBIRDS carrying STDs are invading the UK with homes across the nation dealing with an infestation of the bugs. The Harlequin Ladybirds have flown in from Asia and North America thanks to mild Autumn winds. And now the ladybirds are looking to hibernate in cosy homes across the UK. Ladybirds have been spotted in Birmingham, Loughborough, Gloucester 36

September 11, 2018 5:04 PM Blackpool monkeypox case confirmed as second in UK

A second case of monkeypox has been identified in the UK, just days after the first was discovered. The patient tested positive at Blackpool Victoria Hospital and had recently travelled to Nigeria where they are believed to have contracted it, Public Health England said. They have been transferred to Liverpool University Hospital for treatment. The rare viral 64

August 24, 2018 8:52 PM Hurricane Lane latest: Flash floods expose locals to TOXIC substances

HURRICANE Lane’s floods are bringing toxic substances and leaving locals exposed to bacterial infections, Hawaii state health officials have warned. State health officials are telling residents to avoid floodwaters amid fears of infections from bacterial, chemical, animal and human waste carried through the water. Director of the State Department of Health 60

August 7, 2018 12:21 PM Want to keep your teeth? Stick to whole grain carbohydrates

Want to stop your teeth from falling out? Stick to whole grain carbohydrates and avoid processed starch concludes World Health Organisation review Whole grain carbohydrates are better for your teeth, experts have revealed. A review commissioned by the World Health Organisation analysed thirty-three papers on oral well-being, where they found a correlation 106

July 5, 2018 1:32 AM Day of celebration for ‘brilliant’ staff

LANDMARK buildings across the country – including the Eden Project, Everton Football Club, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye – will be lit in the NHS’s trademark blue to celebrate its 70th birthday today. Exactly 70 years ago, on July 5, 1948, the people of Britain woke up to a new National Heath Service offering free care at the point of delivery 58

July 3, 2018 11:09 PM Prince of Wales to appear on Gardeners’ World

The Prince Of Wales will make an appearance on Gardeners’ World on BBC Two to discuss the threats posed by pests and diseases to our native plants and trees. The keen gardener will be interviewed at Highgrove by presenter Adam Frost for an episode to be broadcast on July 18. Frost said: “Back in February I was invited to a meeting at Highgrove with members 49

July 1, 2018 11:02 AM University of Brighton is launching a “pop-up” podiatry school

THE University of Brighton is launching a “pop-up” podiatry school to give students an insight into the treatment of foot disorders and diseases. The development of online and off-line “pop-up” taster sessions will be aimed at learners from schools, colleges and communities where people are less likely to go into higher education. This is one of a number 57

June 24, 2018 12:28 AM Govt gives $33m to rare cancer research

The Turnbull government is providing $33 million for research into rare cancers and rare diseases, giving hope to thousands of patients. Health Minister Greg Hunt says it's a tragedy that rare cancers are estimated to have caused nearly 40 per cent of total cancer deaths in 2017. "Although we have seen increased survival rates for some cancers such as breast 39


Synthetic biology, a field that creates technologies for engineering and creating organisms, is being used for a variety of purposes that benefit society. Applications include treating diseases, improving agricultural yields and dealing with the negative effects of pollution. However, the technology also poses many harmful uses that could threaten people 33

May 8, 2018 5:37 AM FURY and BACKLASH as Emmanuel Macron’s spokesman refers to French President as a 'king'

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has faced widespread criticism on social media after his spokesman wrote an article in which he appeared to refer to the President as “king”, whose touch is “performative”. Writing in Le Monde newspaper Bruno Roger-Petit, Macron’s spokesman and former journalist, said: "For Emmanuel Macron, the touch is fundamental; it's a second 70