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Liking a lie-in 'in your genes'
Those who like a lie-in now have an excuse, as researchers reveal it is at least partly down to their genes.
WHO issues Europe measles warning
European countries need to act now to tackle measles outbreaks, the World Health Organization warns.
Chicken liver food poisoning link
Over 90% of cases of a common form of food poisoning seen this year were due to people eating undercooked chicken liver pate, often at weddings, infection experts have said.
Cancer drives families into debt
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Protein insight into vCJD spread
Scientists discover blocking protein production in the immune system could prevent the spread of a disease that destroys nerve cells.
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