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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Alcohol reduces the severity of rheumatoid arthritis

Drinking alcohol may reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis according to new research published today. It is the first time that this effect has been shown in humans. The study also finds that alcohol consumption reduces the risk of developing … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:24 pm
Posted in Other

Revealed: the reasons why the MRC did not fund research that led to the birth of the world’s first test tube baby

Thirty-two years ago today, the world’s first baby was born after in vitro fertilisation. However, the work that led to the birth of Louise Brown on 25 July 1978 had to be privately funded after the UK’s Medical Research Council … Continue reading

Published Sunday, July 25th, 2010 at 6:42 pm
Posted in Fertility