Who are you calling slow? 70-year-olds can be trained to make accurate decisions as quickly as grandchildren

Who are you calling slow 70-year-olds can be trained to make accurate decisions as quickly as younger generations You might have thought that people of 70 aren’t as mentally quick off the mark as they used to be. Well think again. They can have reactions as fast as 25-year-olds, a study reveals.

Life-saving malaria vaccine could enter clinical trials within 2 years

Vaccine that could eradicate most deadly form of malaria by blocking parasite close to clinical trials Oxford scientists need to raise 1million, but hope to get the vaccine to trial within two years The experimental drug appears capable of neutralising most – or even all – strains of the parasite responsible for nine out of 10 malaria deaths A British vaccine with the potential to eradicate the most deadly form of malaria could enter clinical trials within two years.

The scent of a man? It could be an STD, say scientists

The scent of a man It could be an STD, say scientists Women wondering whether or not to take the next step with a new man in their life should heed the advice of Russian scientists – and take a deep whiff. Sniffing a potential partner’s scent could tell if Mr Right has a sexually transmitted disease, according to a new study.

Skin cancer: Women who smoke for 20 years are twice as likely to develop non-melanoma form of condition

Women who smoke for 20 years are twice as likely to develop disfiguring form of skin cancer Women who smoke raise their risk of the skin cancer squamous cell carcinoma Women who smoke are more likely to suffer from skin cancer, scientists say. Females are at greater risk than men of being diagnosed with a form of the disease that can spread to other organs