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Common drug may delay dementia

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Common drug may delay dementia

Researchers want to know if it will have the same effect on people without diabetes.

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How much more will you pay?

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How much more will you pay?

Depending on your fund, the October rate rise could be higher or lower than 2.92 ...

Bee venom cancer breakthrough

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Bee venom cancer breakthrough

Australian researcher discovers potential honeybee venom treatment for breast cancer.

Implant can restore vision: researchers

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Implant can restore vision: researchers

A device developed by Monash University researchers could help restore vision to the blind.

How much TV is too much?

How much TV is too much?

How much TV is too much?

Watching television for more than three and a half hours a day linked to poorer ...

Potential new weapon to fight cancer

protein that can aid fight with cancer

Potential new weapon to fight cancer

Researchers discover ‘killer’ protein’s ability to control tumours, infections.

Can ageing be ‘treated’ or ‘cured’?

Can ageing really be ‘treated’ or ‘cured’?

Can ageing be ‘treated’ or ‘cured’?

Evolutionary biologist explains the research in the quest for immortality.

Are brains gendered?

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Are brains gendered?

Computers can see a distinction, but the legitimacy of findings is doubtful.

Hospital cleaners share top tips

Hospital cleaners share top tips to keep your home COVID free

Hospital cleaners share top tips

Here’s what you should be doing to keep your home virus free.

Symptoms predict COVID seriousness

Symptoms predict COVID seriousness

Symptoms predict COVID seriousness

Research could help health professionals plan best course of treatment earlier.

Doctor/patient relationships sour

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Doctor/patient relationships sour

The system, not the pandemic, is to blame for the painful prognosis.

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