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The U.S. Military Is Testing a Pill That Could Delay Aging

U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), the organization that administers America’s Spec Ops forces, says it will soon start clinical trials of an “anti-aging pill” that could halt some naturally degenerative effects of aging. “We have completed pre-clinical safety and dosing studies in anticipation of follow-on performance testing in fiscal year 2022,” Navy Commander Tim Hawkins,… Read More »

‘Simple at-home urine testing kit could check for aggressive prostate cancer’

This is really good news for all men – a home testing kit for prostate cancer called the Prostate Screening Box. It’s the fruit of pioneering research from the University of East Anglia and ­Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Thousands of men worldwide will be asked to collect urine samples at home which will then… Read More »

Bowel cancer deaths could rise after COVID

The COVID 19 pandemic could have deadly consequences for bowel cancer patients. Research has found that without catch-up screening, a six-month disruption in preventative procedures will lead to an additional 1961 deaths in Australia. The research by Bowel Cancer Australia and published in the medical journal the Lancet, highlighted the impact the pandemic has had… Read More »

Ofcom’s ‘BT fixation’ could delay gigabit broadband roll out

Altnet investment is desperately needed to hit government connectivity targets, yet the regulator’s market review statement dismissed the sectors concerns. London, UK, 19 March – Deployment of ‘full-fibre’ broadband could be delayed if independent providers and their investors believe that the regulator is not willing to listen to their concerns, the Independent Networks Co-operative Association… Read More »