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Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ

15/08/2019 Nicola Davis 0

Octopus-like Schwann cells that engulf nerves in skin can sense pain, experiments showA new organ involved in the sensation of pain has been discovered by scientists, raising hopes that it could lead to the development of new painkilling drugs.Research…

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Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer

12/08/2019 Nicola Davis 0

Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to becoming reality after a pioneering clinical trial found the treatment to be safe. The vaccine successf…