The maternity leave bill could end up being counter-productive; here’s why

In its current form, the recent law to increase maternity leave in the private sector to six months will end […]

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Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg warned they could get team orders

Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been told that they risk being ordered how to drive by their […]

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Hair forensics could yield false positives for cocaine use

Hair analysis has become standard practice for determining whether someone has abused illicit drugs. But some experts have questioned whether […]

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A potato-rich diet before pregnancy could up diabetes risk

“Eating potatoes before pregnancy increases risk of diabetes,” The Daily Telegraph reports. Researchers found a small, but significant, increase in […]

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Could a very low calorie diet ‘cure’ type 2 diabetes?

“Dieting for just eight weeks can reverse your diabetes,” the Daily Mail reports. A small study of 30 people with type […]

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10% price cut on fruits and veg ‘could prevent thousands of heart deaths’

Reducing the price of fruits, vegetables and grains and increasing the price of sugary drinks by 10% could prevent more […]

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Drug ‘cocktail’ could restore vision in optic nerve injury

An antiscarring paste when applied to the skin of mice halts fibrosis caused by the radiation used in cancer therapy. […]

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Drug ‘cocktail’ could restore vision in optic nerve injury

Research from Boston Children’s Hospital suggests the possibility of restoring at least some visual function in people blinded by optic […]

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