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Should we curb our appetite for beef?

In 2012, Nobel Prize winner Harald zur Hausen noted the volume of research suggesting a causal link between beef consumption and colorectal cancer. This disease predominantly occurs in high-income countries where Western-style diets incorporate large amounts of red meat. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Unwelcome colonisers: biofilm formation on voice prostheses

A human being’s voice is one of their most distinguishing and individual features. Most of us have experienced the frustration of temporarily losing our voices – but for many survivors of laryngeal cancer (cancer of the voice box), this loss … Continue reading

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