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Nerve surgery helps people with paralysis control their hands and arms

Nerve surgery can restore some control to the arm and hand following spinal cord injuryVasyl Dolmatov/Getty By Ruby Prosser Scully Surgeons have reanimated the hands and arms of people who are paralysed by connecting up working nerves to the injured ones, giving people the ability to use their phones, apply make-up and feed themselves again.… Read More »

Mums-to-be ‘should avoid eating crisps to protect their unborn child’

Eating too many crisps during pregnancy could have a negative effect on the development of the baby, a study suggests. Crisps contain an omega-6 fat called linoleic acid that was previously thought to have health benefits such as lowering blood cholesterol. But researchers found that feeding rats with three times the recommended daily intake of… Read More »

Anti-vaxxers ‘have blood on their hands,’ says UK health secretary

His comments came days after a study by UNICEF, the United Nations’ children’s agency,found that measles deaths were up globally by 22% in 2017, and complacency and fear of vaccines were among the factors leading to less vaccinations. Speaking the same day on BBC Radio 4’s Today program, Hancock said the UK needed to “consider… Read More »