The National Health Service (NHS) England has seen a significant rise in the number of men applying to be nurses, following a recruitment drive aimed at changing attitudes towards a career long stereotyped as female-dominated.
US researchers have successfully genetically altered mice with enhanced manual dexterity that grab and eat food much faster than wild ones in a breakthrough they hope could someday help treat patients with motor disabilities.
A team of researchers from AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland funded materials science center based in Trinity College Dublin, have made a breakthrough in the area of material design — one that challenges the commonly held view on how the fundamental building blocks of matter come together to form materials.
Cancer treatment for is set to be revolutionized in the UK next year — with the first patients expected to have treatment in early 2018. This means prostate cancer patients, patients with brain tumors and breast cancer could have a greater chance of survival.