Plants ‘hijacked’ to make polio vaccine

Plants have been "hijacked" to make polio vaccine in a breakthrough with the potential to transform vaccine manufacture, say scientists. The team at the John Innes Centre, in Norfolk, says the process is cheap, easy…

The link between deodorant and breast cancer

Not that long ago, you might have heard about an alarming concern with deodorant. People warned their friends through email and social media that these necessary antiperspirants cause breast cancer. Actually, some people even stopped…

More potent, safer Zika vaccine developed

Scientists have developed the world’s first plant-based Zika vaccine that may be more effective, safer and cheaper than other vaccines against the mosquito-borne virus. Currently, there are no licensed vaccines or therapeutics available to combat…

Marijuana ups risk of death from hypertension

Marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from hypertension, warns new research. “We found that marijuana users had a greater than three-fold risk of death from hypertension and the risk increased with…

Black Coffee Benefits: How Much is Really Enough?

Coffee is, undeniably, one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Nothing stops coffee lovers from experimenting and teaming it up with a range of delicacies, drinks and even desserts. Most people cannot think of…