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Scientists cut HIV out of human genome

US scientists have physically cut the HIV virus out of infected cells by using enzymes. The method could, in theory, lead to a permanent cure for AIDS, though researchers warn there is still a long way to go. Scientists from…
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Aspirin ‘not best’ for preventing strokes

Doctors are being told not to routinely prescribe aspirin for a common heart condition that increases stroke risk. Guidelines from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are set to recommend other drugs instead for patients with an…
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Doctors successfully implant lab-grown vaginas into 4 women

For women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, life can be difficult. Born with an absent or underdeveloped vagina, women suffering MRKH often have difficulty experiencing a normal sex life, can fail to menstruate and sometimes cannot reproduce naturally. But now, researchers from…
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