Glue ear: There's a better alternative to grommet surgery

Glitches in our evolutionary development mean that 80% of four-year-olds get glue ear, a temporary loss of hearing. Many have costly and unnecessary surgery despite there being excellent non-surgical alternatives.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The flu is back: Here's how to get through it

Four years ago, a sudden fever, sore throat, and body aches typically pointed toward one common—and unwelcome—seasonal illness: the flu.


Aspirin could increase survival in cancer

Does aspirin increase survival in cancer patients? UK researchers say that despite the smaller side-effects of aspirin, taking the drug has an overall positive effect on survival for people with cancer. The team reviewed ...

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