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Playing football makes 70-year-olds’ bones young again

The sport could prevent osteoporosis later in life.

C-sections can cause complications for surgery later in life

Study highlights the unforeseen and long-term effects for women’s health.

Full-fat fermented milk products linked to lower risk of stroke

Results could prompt authorities to rethink dairy product recommendations, says scientist.

UV-treated milk strengthens premature babies’ immune system

Much better than ultra-heat treated milk, show animal trials.

Study: Light has “surprisingly” large effect on depression

Hospital rooms with lots of sunlight reduce the amount of time that people suffering from depression spend in hospital by up to 30 days, shows new research.

CRISPR breakthrough ignites hope of using pigs as organ donors

Scientists have effectively switched off virus genes in pig DNA, bringing us one step closer to using pigs as organ donors for humans.

Old vaccines can protect against a range of other diseases

New research shows that the vaccinations for smallpox and tuberculosis can protect against a range of other diseases.

ADHD increases the likelihood of becoming a teen parent

“We must be better at advising young people with ADHD on sexuality and birth control,” says professor in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Running can slow the growth of breast cancer cells

Changes that occur in the blood every time you exercise reduce the growth of breast cancer in cell cultures and in mice.

Gut bacteria in pre-school children are developing resistance to antibiotics

Scientists have studied gut bacteria in children and discovered that at least 21 per cent of the bacteria are resistant to one or more types of antibiotics.

What will our climate look like in 2050?

Knowing that we have the power to influence global climate is enormously important when trying to imagine what our climate might look like in 2050. To a large degree, it will depend on actions our leaders take now and in the immediate future.