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EXPERT REACTION TO DRONES AT HEATHROW

Protesters have been flying drones at Heathrow airport in an attempt to cause disruption. Prof Ian Poll, Emeritus Professor of Aerospace...

EXPERT REACTION TO TRUMP'S DECISION TO BAN FLAVOURINGS IN E-CIGARETTES

President Trump has decided to ban flavourings in e-cigarettes in the USA, in light of the recent illness and deaths being linked to...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT SOCIAL MEDIA AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH

Research, published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports a link between time spent on social media and risk of mental health problems in adolescents. Dr...

EXPERT REACTION TO THE TAFIDA RAQEEB CASE

The High Court case concerning the future and treatment of the ill child Tafida Raqueeb started on September 9th. Prof Dominic Wilkinson,...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO NEW BACTERIAL STRAIN LINKED TO SCARLET FEVER

Research, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, reports the discovery of a new strain of bacteria linked to scarlet fever. Prof...

EXPERT REACTION TO GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT OF MORE THAN £500M INVESTMENT IN GREEN TECHNOLOGIES

The UK Government has announced a more than £500m investment in green technologies. Prof Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem Science...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT NAPPING AND RISK OF HEART ATTACK AND STROKE

Research, published in the journal Heart, reports that taking a nap once or twice a day may lower the risk of having a heart attack...

EXPERT REACTION TO PHE REPORT INTO DEPENDENCE ON PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES

Public Health England have published a report into dependence on prescription medicines. A spokesperson for the Medicines and Healthcare...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO ONGOING DEATHS AND LUNG INJURIES BEING LINKED TO VAPING IN THE US

Responses to further reported cases of death and lung injuries being linked to vaping in the US. Prof Peter Openshaw, Professor of...

EXPERT REACTION TO CONFERENCE ABSTRACT LOOKING AT BLOOD AUTOANTIBODY TEST AND CT IMAGING, AND LUNG CANCER

A conference abstract, presented at the IASLC (International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) 2019 World Conference on Lung...

 
 
 

DR JOHN LEONARD, CEO, INTELLIA THERAPEUTICS - HUMAN GENOME EDITING FOR RARE AND GENETIC DISEASE

Up to 7% of the population suffer from a rare disease, many of which are life-changing and have poor treatment options. Genome-editing...

EXPERT REACTION TO PAPER AND COMMENTARY ON RECENT CASES OF HARM THROUGH VAPING IN THE US

Research and commentary, published in The New England Journal of Medicine , reports on recent cases of lung harm through vaping in...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY ON MEAT-EATING, FISH-EATING AND VEGETARIAN DIETS AND RISK OF HEART DISEASE AND STROKE

Research, published in The BMJ, reports that those who have a vegetarian or fish eating diet have lower risk of heart disease than...

EXPERT REACTION TO THE CHANCELLOR'S SPENDING REVIEW

In his Spending Review the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced increased science spending on R&D, and additional funds for science...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY ON SINGLE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND PROTEIN TANGLES IN THE BRAIN

A study, published in Science Translational Medicine, reports that ‘protein tangles' associated with dementia have been detected in...

EXPERT REACTION TO ACUPUNCTURE FOR ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE IN RATS

Research, published in Science Advances , reports that acupuncture has reduced alcohol dependency symptoms in alcohol-dependant rats. Prof...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO MODELLING STUDY ON ANTIBIOTICS IN THE THAMES

Research, published in PLOS ONE, reports that three-quarters of the length of the Thames river contains levels of antibiotics which...

EXPERT REACTION TO E-CIGARETTES AND LUNG FUNCTION IN MICE

Research, published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, reports that mice exposed to e-cigarette vapour over a period of months...

 
 
 

HRT USE AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER

Research, published in The Lancet, reports an association between Hormone Replacement Therapy for the treatment of menopause and risk...

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT HRT USE AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER

Research, published in The Lancet, reports an association between Hormone Replacement Therapy for the treatment of menopause and risk...

 
 
 



Tottenham 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news...

Tottenham 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

Tottenham are engaged in a crucial season for Mauricio Pochettino as he seeks to end his trophy drought - but things have not quite gone to plan. The Argentine has done a... Read more ...

Arsenal give up two-goal lead in Watford draw

Arsenal give up two-goal lead in Watford draw

Watford Arsenal 2 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Arsenal let a two goal lead slip to draw 2-2 against Watford at... Read more ...

Trump says the US is 'locked and loaded' after drone attack on Saudi oil fields

Trump says the US is 'locked and loaded' after drone attack on Saudi oil fields

The President tweeted: 'Saudi Arabia oil supply was attacked. There is reason to believe that we know the culprit, are locked and loaded depending on verification.' Read more ...

England win fifth Ashes Test but urn returns to Australia in drawn series

England win fifth Ashes Test but urn returns to Australia in drawn series

England beat Australia in the fifth Ashes Test to ensure the series finished 2-2. Read more ...

Sir Rod Stewart has beaten prostate cancer after secret three year battle

Sir Rod Stewart has beaten prostate cancer after secret three year battle

ROD Stewart has revealed he's beaten prostate cancer after a secret three year struggle. The 74-year-old was diagnosed in February 2016 after a routine appointment and is now... Read more ...

Strictly star Catherine Tyldesley's husband says he is prepared for infamous...

Strictly star Catherine Tyldesley's husband says he is prepared for infamous 'curse'

The Coronation Street star has been partnered with South African dancer Johannes Radebe and will be hitting the dance floor for the live shows from Saturday Read more ...

Attack that wiped out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production came from Iran...

Attack that wiped out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production came from Iran, US official says

The attack on two major Saudi oil facilities that knocked out half of the country's oil production appears to have come from Iran instead of the Yemeni Houthi group that... Read more ...

Boris Johnson promises 'huge progress' in EU Brexit deal as he readies to...

Boris Johnson promises 'huge progress' in EU Brexit deal as he readies to tackle Juncker

BORIS JOHNSON “passionately” believes he can seal a new Brexit deal after giving clear indications an agreement is close. Read more ...

Family pay tribute to 21-year-old woman who died after being found wounded...

Family pay tribute to 21-year-old woman who died after being found wounded in the street

The family of a 21-year-old woman who died after being found injured on the streets of Huddersfield last week have described her as 'the brightest star of them all'. Read more ...

Rachel Riley and Gary Lineker spearhead campaign to encourage fans to mute...

Rachel Riley and Gary Lineker spearhead campaign to encourage fans to mute trolls online

Rachel Riley and other celebrities have pledged not to share the social media abuse they receive from trolls. The Countdown presenter has been a victim of anti-Semitic posts. Read more ...