If you haven’t ever had one, imagine someone threading a tube up through your urethra into your bladder and ... yes, yes they hurt. Mercifully, scientists are working out how to make the process less painful.
Since the Ebola outbreak last year, researchers feared that the virus had been able to evolve at a more rapidly. Now, analysis reveals that it mutated at a perfectly normal rate alleviating those fears.
An interesting study about the ‘autism epidemic’ of recent years used data from children born between 1993 and 2002 to compare time trends in the rates of the autism and registered clinical diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder.
A World Health Organization report on the EU population has Ireland at top of the obesity scale, suggesting that 89 per cent of all Irish men may be obese by the year 2030 if they don't stop with the crisps and biscuits.