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Puzzling brain disease could now be better diagnosed, treated

Scientists have developed an animal model that may provide a path toward improving the diagnosis and treatment of the devastating brain disease chronicled in the bestselling autobiography “Brain on Fire.” The book, along with a 2017 movie by the same name, traces newspaper reporter Susannah Cahalan’s harrowing descent into the throes of the disease. The […]

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Superbugs considered resistant CAN be treated, doctors reveal

Superbugs CAN be treated: Doctors reveal many infections considered resistant are still curable with antibiotics Study shows some bacteria are simply ‘resilient’ as opposed to ‘resistant’  Some ‘superbugs’ are treatable if they are targeted during a weak moment   The ‘extremely important’ findings could help the epidemic, said researchers   e-mail 1 View comments Many superbugs thought to […]

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Autistic children given sex change drugs by the NHS

Autistic children given sex change drugs by the NHS: Up to 150 youngsters treated with puberty-blocking jabs ‘might not even be transgender’ Up to 150 youngsters have been given ‘puberty blocker’ drugs, which stop the body maturing, after being seen at Britain’s only NHS child transgender clinic Drugs, which can permanently weaken bones, are often […]