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Scouts and Guides grow up to have better mental health at age 50

ByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationBeingamemberoftheScoutsorGuidesduringchildhoodislinkedtoalowerriskofmentalillnessinmiddle-age.That’saccordingtoastudybyChrisDibbenattheUniversityofEdinburghandhis

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Looking at a virtual hand reduces the pain in your real hand

UniversalImagesGroup/GettyByAnilAnanthaswamyNexttimeanursesticksaneedleintoyourarm

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Completely paralysed people use thoughts to say they are happy

www.wysscenter.chByJessicaHamzelouParalysedpeoplehavecommunicatedwiththeirfamiliesbythoughtalone

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Are potatoes now a cancer risk? Here's what you need to know

ChrisKerridge/AlamyStockPhotoBySamWongTheUKFoodStandardsAgency(FSA)haslaunchedacampaignwarningofthecancerriskassociatedwithcookingpotatoesandotherstarchyfoodsathightemperatures.Howworriedshouldwebe

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Faecal swaps could help stop heart transplants from being rejected

STEVEGSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCEPHOTOLIBRARYByClareWilsonThekeytoorgantransplantsmightlieinanunexpectedplace–thegut.Givingmiceafaecaltransplantmadethemmoretolerantofasubsequenthearttransplant.Theexplanationc

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Injections of sex-related hormone increase arousal in the brain

ElizabethLivermore/GettyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationInthemood?Feelingsexyandromantichasbeenlinkedtoahormonenamedkisspeptin.Researchershopethechemicalmayhelptreatpeoplewithsomesexualproblems

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A tiny robotic capsule could roam your intestines and suck up mucus

SEBASTIANKAULITZKI/SCIENCEPHOTOLIBRARYByDouglasHeavenIt’sadirtyjobbutsomething’sgottodoit.Aroboticcapsulecansuckupmucusfromthegut

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The Alzheimer's problem: Why we are struggling to find a cure

MCS/SciencePhotoLibraryNEWdrugwillfinallycureAlzheimer’s!Soundfamiliar?Seeminglyeveryotherweek

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‘I feel young again’: Why a woman injects her ovaries with blood

ByJessicaHamzelouTheuseoffertilitytreatments–manyofwhichareexperimental

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BPA-free plastics seem to disrupt sperm and egg development in mice

KridtanatBoonyasthian/EyeEmByAndyCoghlanManyplasticbottlesaresoldas“BPA-free”–meaningtheydon’tcontainbisphenolA

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‘Psychedelic sanctuary’ will help drug users get over bad trips

oisin/Phanie/REX/ShutterstockByRichardSchiffmanHowdoyourecoverfromabadtrip?A“psychedelicssanctuary”issettoopeninNewYorkthismonth

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Stopping brain protein from going rogue may prevent Alzheimer’s

UCLCABI/SciencePhotoLibraryByAliceKleinAlzheimer’sdiseasemay bepreventedbystoppingacrucialbrainproteinfromturningrogue

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US Congress just made it easier to ditch science for politics

JimWatson/GettyTheUSCongressisbackinsession

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The road to hell is paved with corporate wellness

AndréSpicer:PhotographedforNewScientistbyMarcSchlossmanBySallyAdeeSowhatisthisobsessionincorporateculturewithenhancinghealthandhappiness?There’salwaysbeendebateoverwhetherahappyworkerismoreproductiv

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Brain shrinks less in older people who eat Mediterranean diet

fcafotodigital/GettyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationEatingaMediterraneandiethasbeenlinkedtolessbrainshrinkageinolderadults.Humanbrainsnaturallyshrinkwithage.Butastudythatfollowed401peopleintheir

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Electric fields can stimulate deep in your brain without surgery

PASIEKA/SciencePhotoLibrary/GettyByClareWilsoninSanDiegoIt’soneoftheboldesttreatmentsinmedicine:deliveringanelectricalcurrentdeepintothebrainbyimplantingalongthinelectrodethroughaholeintheskull.Su

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In Castro's Cuba, this is what life as a doctor was really like

Bloomberg/GettyPunditshavebeendebatingthemerits(ornot)ofFidelCastro’slegacyamidhisfuneralandprocessionofhisashestothebirthplaceoftheCubanrevolution.Thecountry’shealthserviceisoftensaidtobeoneofElComan

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Vaguer goals may help you stick to your new exercise routine

HeroImagesInc./AlamyStockPhotoBySandrineCeurstemontThisyearhascomeandgonealongwithmyyogagoals.Ivowedtomastercrowposeaspartofmy2018NewYear’sresolutionsbutinfactI’vedonelittleyogaatallthisyear.Withnogro

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Smartwatches know you're getting a cold days before you feel ill

WestEnd61/REX/ShutterstockByAliceKleinOncewehadpalm-reading

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Light therapy could break down Alzheimer's brain deposits

Drbouz/GettyCouldtheanswertofightingAlzheimer’sdiseasebeassimpleasaflickeringlight?AnhouradayoflighttherapyhasbeenfoundtobreakdownAlzheimer’s-likebraindepositsinmice.That’salongwayfromitworkinginpeo

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Conquer your fear of public speaking by practising in virtual reality

Moment/GettyByAliceKleinHatepublicspeaking?Practisinginfrontofavirtualcrowdmayhelpyouconqueryourfears.One-thirdofpeoplefeelexcessiveanxietywhentheyhavetospeakinfrontofothers.Manygetbetterwithexperi

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Massive drop in London HIV rates may be due to internet drugs

TomCraig/GettyByClareWilsonGaymenwhodefiedmedicaladviceseemtohavechangedthecourseoftheHIVepidemicintheUK–forthebetter.FourLondonsexualhealthclinicssawdramaticfallsinnewHIVinfectionsamonggaymenofaround

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Should NHS limit spending on treatments for rare diseases?

DanKitwood/GettyTHEvastmajorityofpeopleintheUKsupportNationalHealthServicetreatmentsforrarediseases.Butwouldthatstillholdtrueiftreatmentsforcancerorhipandkneesurgeryweretoberationedonaregularbasis?As

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First babies from menopausal mothers' own eggs may be born soon

MoritzKüstner/PlainpictureByJessicaHamzelouIt’stimetoturnbackthebiologicalclock.Nextyearcouldseethefirstpost-menopausalwomangivebirthtoababymadeusingherowneggs.Earlierthisyear

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Hundreds of tonnes of UK hospital waste piles up including human limbs

StephenBarnes/Medical/AlamyStockPhotoByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationHumanbodypartsareamonghundredsoftonnesofwastefrom UK hospitalswhichhavebeenallowedtopileupbydisposalcompanyHealthcareEnvironm

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