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27 January 2013 Last updated at 20:06 ET Stem cells given in the vital period immediately after a stroke may aid recovery, suggest researchers. Rats injected with stem cells 30 minutes after a stroke had almost normal brain function restored within a fortnight. The Bolivian research team say the method has potential in human trials
22 January 2013 Last updated at 06:05 ET The number of people taking their own life in the UK rose “significantly” in 2011, latest figures from the Office for National Statistics have shown.
Bugs without borders: Researchers track the emergence and global spread of healthcare associated Clostridium difficile
Dec. 9, 2012 Researchers show that the global epidemic of Clostridium difficile 027/NAP1/BI in the early to mid-2000s was caused by the spread of two different but highly related strains of the bacterium rather than one as was previously thought. The spread and persistence of both epidemics were driven by the acquisition of resistance to a frontline antibiotic.
ScienceDaily (Dec. 5, 2012) Our bodies contain far more microbial genes than human genes. And a new study suggests that just as human DNA varies from person to person, so too does the massive collection of microbial DNA in the intestine