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Scientists Say Japanese Monkeys Are Having ‘Sexual Interactions’ With Deer

Researchers witnessed adolescent female Japanese macaques mounting sika deer in ways that were “sexual in nature.” They have several theories for why but say more research is necessary. Read More »

Scientists Say Japanese Monkeys Are Having ‘Sexual Interactions’ With Deer

Researchers witnessed adolescent female Japanese macaques mounting sika deer in ways that were “sexual in nature.” They have several theories for why but say more research is necessary. Read More »

Father of boy allegedly subjected to unneeded surgeries speaks out

The 8-year-old’s mother is is accused of pretending her son was sick with multiple illnesses, including cancer Read More »

Study: Proximity to Pa. fracking wells linked to lower birth weight

Over these babies’ lifetimes, their low birth weights raise the likelihood they will suffer poorer health and lower achievement, including reduced earnings and educational attainment. Read More »

Groundbreaking gene therapy trial set to cure hemophilia

Dr. Simon Bramhall pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by beating, the Associated Press, the BBC and The Guardian report Read More »

‘Man flu’ is real: Research says men experience worse symptoms

Don’t accuse men of overreacting when they’re sick — the “man flu” is real, according to a new study. Read More »

Island tops list of fatalities from illicit-drug overdoses

More than 1,208 people have died from illicit drug overdoses in B.C. this year, the coroners service reported Monday. Victoria and Vancouver Island continue to be in the top townships and health . . . Read More »

These personality traits may help you live longer

Stubbornness and optimism may be keys to a long life, a new study suggests. Read More »

Man Flu May Be Real, Study Shows

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Drug trial shows promising results to fight Huntington’s disease

A drug targeting Huntington’s disease has shown promise in its first human trial, scientists report, suppressing levels of the harmful protein that causes the condition. Read More »