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The breakthroughs that could save our lives

It has been a remarkable year of promise in medical science – from reversing blindness and paralysis to progress in cancer and infertility. First gene-edited babies, probably. A scientist in China caused the biggest stir in science for years when he claimed to have made the world’s first gene-edited babies. The twin girls are apparently… Read More »

Public Health England warns that improved treatment and testing rates for STIs in the UK could be imperilled by cuts

The authors place the post-AIDS increase in STIs within a historic context. Gonorrhoea cases in the UK have been recorded since 1918 and syphilis since 1922, when the UK’s network of free and confidential STI clinics was set up. This was after a Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases (as STIs used to be called) recommended… Read More »