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Health Check: sitting versus standing

It seems the world is finally coming to terms with the fact that humans evolved to stand, not to sit – well, health researchers, savvy office workers and many commuters, at least. The evidence is mounting…

The ethics of three-person IVF

As Britain backs moves to allow three person IVF, there’s a strong ethical case for allowing the procedure, provided that careful regulation and monitoring is in place.

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Big pharma: a world of many faces. Greg Peverill-Conti

Glaxo: the new modern face of big pharma?

With billions to be made on the back of ill health and notable scandals and cover-ups in its history, it’s fair to say that many see the public face of the pharmaceutical industry as a mask for darker…


Decoding the brain


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