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Warner's 'Justice League' to test appetite for lesser-known DC heroes

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Carey Mulligan Admits She Has Failed Her Driving Test in England Five Times

Carey Mulligan had to take a mulligan on her own driving test. . .five times! And she still hasn’t passed! The Great Gatsby starlet shared her tragic story on Tuesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. Despite a “great desire” to drive, she doesn’t because she has failed her UK driving test a whopping five times.  “Wait, five times?! What can’t you do?” Kimmel ...

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Dementia: Hopes of blood test to flag up illness early

And the warning signs could help doctors prescribe preventative steps which might be as simple as taking regular aspirin. Researchers claim people who have indicators in their blood of inflammations in their 40s and 50s may have more brain shrinkage decades later. Scientists have found a link between cell loss caused by shrinkage and the dementia disease. The cell loss ...

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HPV: Vaccination and test reduce cancer risk by more than 90%

Vienna – Every year there are around 400 new cases of cervical cancer and a total of approximately 800 cancers associated with HPV (human papilloma virus). Two measures could reverse this trend: the nonavalent HPV vaccination co-developed at MedUni Vienna’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology under the supervision of Elmar Joura and HPV screening by means of smear tests as ...

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This simple test could identify those at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

Experts believe delays in processing the written word could be a red flag before other symptoms start to show. If an early warning test was used, patients could be offered drugs to prolong their mental function. Scientists at Birmingham University found reading was abnormal in patients who went on to develop Alzheimer’s, a form of dementia. Researcher Dr Katrien Segaert ...

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Promising new prostate cancer test developed

An easy to produce prostate cancer tracer, a substance vital for the discovery of cancers, has been developed by King’s College London PhD student Jennifer Young. Known as 68Ga-THP-PSMA, the new tracer, which was developed with support from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London, can ...

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