Suzie Chhouk

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Antibiotic 'link to bowel cancer precursor'

<b>People who take antibiotics for a long time are more likely to develop growths on the bowel which can be a precursor to cancer, a study suggests.</b><p>Researchers say this adds to emerging evidence that the diversity of bugs in the gut could have role in the development of tumours.<p>Their paper appears in …

Scientists Have Developed a Non-Addictive Opioid

The drug works by only targeting the site of pain, not the brain.<p>The number of deaths from opioid overdoses in the United States increased 280 …

Opioids

Forget What You've Learned - Scientists Just Created a Stable Helium Compound

The new frontier of chemistry.<p>If you remember your high school chemistry, you'll know that helium is a bit of an oddball. This noble gas is the least …

Helium

Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists

<b>Bread, chips and potatoes should be cooked to a golden yellow colour, rather than brown, to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer, government food scientists are warning.</b><p>Acrylamide is produced when starchy foods are roasted, fried or grilled for too long at high temperatures.<p>The …

New molecule knocks out superbugs' immunity to antibiotics

One of the most terrifyingly-plausible doomsday scenarios is the rise of superbugs, strains of bacteria that are evolving a resistance to our most …

The Seeming Unimportance of Homework.

This is a short follow-up rant from my last post about rewards!<p>Since term started my daughter has had 2 lots of homework. The first was about New …

DEA chief to visit China for talks on synthetic drugs

<b>(CNN) —</b> The nation's top drug officer is visiting China for the first time in more than a decade to discuss banning more of the synthetic drugs being manufactured by chemists there and illegally sold in the United States.<p>Acting Drug Enforcement Administration Administrator Chuck Rosenberg will …

Scar-Free Healing Is Almost Here

Scientists have figured out how to make scars heal like regular skin.<p>Scars have been a persistent problem for people healing from injuries and surgery for all of human existence. But that might be about to change. New research from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, …

University of Pennsylvania