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Health news from 2018


Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson's news

Hair colour gene study sheds new light on roots of redheads' locks 

Soil bacteria provide a promising E. coli treatment news

Launch of first UK led experiment to the International Space Station BBSRC press release


Oxford - Axol collaboration secure funding to grow brains in the lab news


Studying cellular fats reveals how to protect cells from the common cold news

Gut microbiota health linked to bacterial infections news

'Artificial embryos' may reduce the need for animals in research press release

Understanding worm stem cells could tap into the potential of our own news


Ebola and Lassa fever targeted by new vaccine trial and improved surveillance press release

Worms in space: The Molecular Muscle Experiment BBSRC press release 


Sequencing of biting midge genome paves way for control video 

Rural poverty in eastern Africa could be reduced with foot-and-mouth disease vaccination strategy press release


Gene study pinpoints superbug link between people and animals press release

Don't sweat it: Scientists identify key step in production of BO news


Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks news


Department of Health signs MOU with Argentina that will lead to £5 million support via UKRI to tackle AMR in agriculture and impact on the environment press release


Simple arsenic sensor could save lives news

Curapel, finalist in BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition, launches its first product news


Discovery of a new source of world's deadliest toxin news

AI 'scientist' finds that toothpaste ingredient may help fight drug-resistant malaria news