Two recent studies of malaria along the Thailand-Burma border show that drug-resistant malaria in the region is increasing at an alarming rate, with one study showing a 3,335 percent increase in the last 10 years. The reports, Emergence of artemisinin-resistant malaria on the western border of Thailand: a longitudinal study published in The Lancet and […]
Researchers in the US have found that increased exposure to sunlight, which increases levels of vitamin D in the body, may decrease the risk of advanced breast cancer by up to a half. The findings, however, were observed only in women with naturally light skin colour.
Trials about to get underway in the UK may soon enable doctors to regenerate injured nerves in people and bring damaged limbs and organs back to life. The research may mean patients are one day able to to regrow new nerves to replace those damaged by trauma or surgical procedure.