Memory BOMBSHELL: Forget what you think you remember – your first memory was FICTIONAL

Memory BOMBSHELL: Forget what you think you remember – your first memory was FICTIONAL

A new report published by the research facility in the Clerkenwell area of the capital found that any memories from as early as two years of age are likely to be “fictional”. This comes despite four in 10 (40 percent) people claiming to have clear memories from the first couple of years of their life.…
How a variation on Botox could be used to treat pain

How a variation on Botox could be used to treat pain

Painkillers crafted with a part of the wrinkle-smoothing drug Botox provide long-term pain relief in mice. Researchers added the modified Botox to molecules that target pain-messaging nerve cells. Mice given a single spinal injection of the new drugs showed signs of pain relief for the full duration of the experiments, around three weeks, researchers report…
Autistic people wait years for diagnosis in some parts of England

Autistic people wait years for diagnosis in some parts of England

People with suspected autism are being forced to wait more than two years to be assessed and almost four years to receive their diagnosis, new NHS performance figures have revealed. The long delays have been criticised as “scandalous” by the former health minister Norman Lamb, who obtained the figures, and “completely unacceptable” by the National…
Outbreak? What outbreak? Health chiefs say Norovirus-like stomach bug is NOT on the rise

Outbreak? What outbreak? Health chiefs say Norovirus-like stomach bug is NOT on the rise

People in Gloucestershire and across the UK have been suffering with sickness and diarrhoea
Minimal evidence to show omega-3 prevents heart disease

Minimal evidence to show omega-3 prevents heart disease

"It's oil a myth," states The Sun, while the Daily Telegraph encourages people to "buy more vegetables instead of omega-3 supplements to improve heart health". These are just a couple of the many headlines reporting on a recent large-scale review investigating the effects of increasing omega-3 intake on heart health. Omega-3 refers to 3 types…
HVP vaccine likely to be rolled out for boys as officials call for ‘gender-neutral’ vaccinations

HVP vaccine likely to be rolled out for boys as officials call for ‘gender-neutral’...

A jab which guards mainly against cervical cancer is likely to be given to boys after an influential Government committee called for a “gender neutral” vaccination policy. The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine is currently offered free to all girls aged 12 to 18, however there have been growing demands to also make it available to…
Drinking in moderation can increase sperm count – new study

Drinking in moderation can increase sperm count – new study

A new study on alcohol consumption and male fertility carried out in an Italian Fertlity Clinic and published by Andrology has found moderate alcohol intake is linked with higher semen volume, sperm concentration, and total sperm count. In response to the research, Dr Bart Kuczera a consultant gynaecologist and leading fertility expert with Beacon CARE…
Workers and patients at mental hospital feel ‘unsafe’ after inspection raises fears over staffing numbers

Workers and patients at mental hospital feel ‘unsafe’ after inspection raises fears over staffing...

An unannounced visit to Ayr Clinic in South Ayrshire found that both patients and workers have concerns over safety.
How disgraced anti-vaxxer Andrew Wakefield was embraced by Trump’s America

How disgraced anti-vaxxer Andrew Wakefield was embraced by Trump’s America

There cannot be many doctors as thoroughly discredited and ostracised as Andrew Wakefield has been in the UK who are subsequently seen smiling at the inauguration ball of a US president and later discovered to be dating the Australian model Elle Macpherson. But there he is. Wakefield was all but drummed out of Britain. The…
Robot chemist discovers new molecules and reactions

Robot chemist discovers new molecules and reactions

Scientists have created a robot chemist which could revolutionise the way molecules are discovered. Chemists from the University of Glasgow have trained an artificially-intelligent organic chemical synthesis robot to automatically explore a very large number of chemical reactions. The system, underpinned by machine-learning algorithms, can find new reactions and molecules. It is hoped the results could…

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Jurgen Klopp assesses Liverpool summer transfer business – and reveals what is still to come

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Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool's summer transfer business will give them the strength in depth required to compete on all fronts this season. The Reds are on the brink of securing their fourth signing of the window after Alisson flew into Merseyside for his medical. The Brazil international is set to become the most expensive goalkeeper…
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