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HIV vaccine shows promise

An HIV vaccine that has the potential to protect people around the world from the virus has shown promising results. The treatment, which aims to provide immunity against various strains of the virus, produced an anti-HIV immune system response in tests on 393 people, a study in the Lancet found. It also protected some monkeys […]

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Sunglasses Protect Your Eyes?

Part of enjoying the warmer months means spending time outdoors behind a pair of shades. However, sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory. Their main purpose should be to protect your eyes and the sensitive skin surrounding them from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays. But not all sunglasses are created equal. There are several […]

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Five Times more fast food outlets

Deprived areas such as Blackpool and parts of Manchester and Liverpool have five times more fast food outlets than affluent areas, a survey suggests. The data, from Public Health England (PHE), compared levels of deprivation with numbers of takeaways such as chip shops, burger bars and pizza places. Experts say children exposed to fast food […]