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A cancer jab custom-made from patients’ own tumours has produced ‘really hopeful’ results in a trial on NHS patients. It is currently codenamed TG4050 (pictured)

What does the new cancer vaccine trial mean for a cure to the illness?

A cancer jab custom-made from patients’ own tumours has produced ‘really hopeful’ results in a trial. None of the eight head and neck cancer sufferers, who had a high chance of relapse, saw their tumours return four months after getting the vaccine. For comparison, two patients in the control group who weren’t given the jab …

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India fought back to reach 338-7 at stumps on the first day of the rearranged Test at Edgbaston

Pant hits century and Jadeja adds 83 as India fight back to reach 338-7 at stumps against England

Rishabh Pant was an advocate of ‘Bazball’ long before Brendon McCullum dreamed up the concept and this very modern Test batsman gave England a taste of their own medicine  with a thrilling display of hitting on the first day of the re-arranged final Test. This was high-octane Test cricket at its very best again as …

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Women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities on their brains, and the lesions put them at a higher risk of cognitive decline (file photo)

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’, raises risk of Alzheimer’s

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’ on their brain that raises risk of Alzheimer’s and stroke, study finds Researchers found that women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities – a small lesion – on their brain People who have more on their brain are more likely to develop cognitive conditions like …

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Matt Ford, from Los Angeles, is the first patient to come forward to talk about his monkeypox diagnosis. He is pictured above with three spots due to the virus on his face

America’s first monkeypox patient to come forward is an actor from Los Angeles

The first American monkeypox patient to go public with his battle against the tropical virus has slammed health officials for a ‘lackluster’ job of testing for the virus, which has left many cases undiagnosed. Matt Ford, a self-employed actor who splits his time between Los Angeles and New York City, has spoken out to warn …

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Changes in how you draw could outline Alzheimer's risk, study suggests 

Changes in how you draw could outline Alzheimer’s risk, study suggests 

Changes in how you draw could outline Alzheimer’s risk, study suggests The way people draw on paper could detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease  Published study found  consistent differences in how people drew in the tasks Those with dementia pause for longer when drawing and use pen at jerky speed  By Victoria Allen Science Correspondent For …

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A CT scan of the 72-year-old man's chest. The black arrows point to the man's collapsed lungs where as the white arrows point to air pockets (solid black areas) trapped between the internal space exterior of the lungs and inside the chest wall. Black areas throughout the man's neck shoulders and arms also show air trapped inside the body

72-year-old baffled by his ‘whistling scrotum’ after discovering air was hissing out of his sack

The man with the… whistling scrotum? 72-year-old was baffled by the hissing noise coming from his genitals only to discover it was leaking out of an open wound Elderly man came to A&E with the bizarre injury and with a shortness of breath The air was coming from a hole in his scrotum left behind …

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Candida auris mate with each other that produces different strains each time. C. auris causes bloodstream infections, wound infections and ear infections and can sometimes result in death

Scientists cannot create drug for deadly pathogen that has killed THOUSANDS across 50 countries

Scientists cannot create drug for deadly pathogen that has killed THOUSANDS across 50 countries because it reproduces sexually to create new strains unlike all others that reproduce asexually Candida auris infects the bloodstream and can sometimes result in death Scientists cannot create a  drug to fight it because the pathogen reproduces sexually and creates different strains …

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A team from the University of Helsinki looked at nearly 280,000 youngsters born in Finland between 1995 and 2000. Around one in 20 were born through IVF, artificial insemination and ovulation induction — known as medically assisted reproduction (MAR). While the group scored higher in school tests and were less likely to drop out of high school, they were also one per cent more likely to suffer mental health problems. Pictured: stock of close up in vitro fertilisation (IVF)

Babies born through IVF end up being smarter… but are more prone to depression, study finds

Babies born through IVF are smarter but more prone to mental health problems than naturally conceived children, research suggests. Experts at the University of Helsinki followed 280,000 youngsters born in Finland between 1995 and 2000 until their 18th birthday. Babies born using assisted conception techniques performed better in class and were less likely to drop …

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Infectious diseases paediatrician Dr Philip Britton said an analysis of ICU admissions across shows babies are testing positive for influenza and Covid at the same time

Covid-19 Australia: ‘Pandemic babies’ with no immunity to viruses ending up in ICU

A concerning number of ‘pandemic babies’ with no immunity to respiratory viruses are ending up seriously ill in ICU. Doctors have revealed children born during the Covid-19 pandemic are requiring intensive care ‘from encountering viruses they haven’t come across before’, such as influenza, RSV and Covid. The children had been born and raised when there …

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