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Caster Semenya: how much testosterone is too much for a female athlete?

The question of whether heightened testosterone confers an advantage for some female athletes remains contentious.

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Children with eczema: the link to food allergies is not clear cut

Avoiding certain foods risks malnutrition.

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Can you wake up after decades in a coma? The story behind the headlines

UAE woman Munira Abdulla is fully conscious after 27 years – but reports of her "miraculous" story are misleading.

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Erectile dysfunction drug could treat heart failure – new study

Cialis may be able to stop heart failure worsening and even reverse some of the disease.

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UK law on medicinal cannabis changed six months ago – what have we learned?

The law on medicinal cannabis in the UK changed. Not that you’d notice.

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Moral injury: violating your ethical code can damage mental health – new research

A recent review found moral injury was experienced by a wide range of people in different professions, including journalists, police, teachers and soldiers.

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Breast cancer diagnosis by AI now as good as human experts

Artificial intelligence is being used to diagnose breast cancers from early mammogram tests.

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Antibiotics: why asking doctors’ to prescribe less is futile

New study proves that asking doctors to prescribe fewer antibiotics won’t work.

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Curious Kids: why do pets have dark eyes while humans have mostly white eyes?

Pets, like guinea pigs, lead very different lives to humans – and that’s why they need very different eyes, too.

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Fear of the dentist: what is dental phobia and dental anxiety?

How a phobia of the dentist can ruin your smile.

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