Behind the Headlines archive
Behind the headlines
“IVF advance triples couples’ chances of having a baby”, The Daily Telegraph reports.
“Human embryonic stem cells created from adult tissue for first time,” The Guardian reports, while the Daily Mail’s front page leads with the somewhat fanciful warning that new research raises the “spectre of cloned babies”.
“Double drug hope for brittle bone sufferers”, reports the Daily Mail.
Technology, food additives and air pollution are causing people to develop dementia earlier than ever,’ reports the Mail Online website. But this is a claim with little to no evidence to support it.
Writing in the New York Times, actress Angelina Jolie has announced that she has recently undergone a double mastectomy (where both breasts are surgically removed) followed by breast reconstruction surgery.
“WHO warns that a deadly novel coronavirus could be passed from person to person,” The Independent reports.
‘Redheads are at increased risk of skin cancer even if they don’t spend time in the sun,’ is the headline on the Mail Online website.
The Daily Mail claims a study has found a ‘Vampire treatment that rejuvenates ageing hearts’.
‘Children’s exposure to traffic pollution could…lead to diabetes’ BBC News explains, reporting on a German study.
Older people with a history of smoking heavily should be offered annual low-dose CT scans to screen for lung cancer according to new US guidelines reported by the Reuters news agency.