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A solution to sinusitis from the sea

Contact: Karen Bidewell press.office@ncl.ac.uk 44-019-122-27850 Newcastle University A team of scientists and surgeons from Newcastle are developing a new nasal spray from a marine microbe to help clear chronic sinusitis. They are using an enzyme isolated from a marine bacterium Bacillus licheniformis found on the surface of seaweed […]

Pesticides exposure linked to suicidal thoughts

Contact: Melanie Haberstroh melanie.haberstroh@kcl.ac.uk 44-207-848-3076 King’s College London A new study in China has found that people with higher levels of pesticide exposure are more likely to have suicidal thoughts. The study was carried out by Dr Robert Stewart from the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London […]

30 per cent of drugs prescribed to under-18s – and up to 95 per cent of drugs given to babies in intensive care – have never been tested on children. (U.K.)

One third of junior drugs are not tested on children sparking demand for  probe Official study calls for urgent  investigation after ‘high number of drug errors’ 95 per cent of all hospital medicines for  babies affected By Jo Macfarlane PUBLISHED:16:00 EST, 1  September 2012| UPDATED:16:00 EST, 1 September […]