Home HIV tests could be the key to reducing spread of AIDS

Home tests could be the key to reducing HIV spread, claim experts Home tests reduce the stigma associated with going for screening, meaning people are more likely to get testedSelf-tests can be carried out using saliva samples By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 23:01 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:32 GMT, 3 April 2013 Experts believe self-testing might be the key to reducing the spread of HIV Making self-testing for HIV widely available could be the answer to reducing the spread of AIDS, claim experts.

Watchdog under fire for cancelling care home inspections to investigate abortion clinics

Watchdog under fire for cancelling care home inspections to investigate abortion clinics | UPDATED: 00:19 GMT, 6 April 2012 The care watchdog has been slapped down by the Government for claiming it has been forced to cancel inspections of hospitals and care homes in order to investigate abortion clinics.

The monster mice helping man in the fight against obesity

The monster mice helping man in the fight against obesity Being placed into a machine for another experiment, these mice are playing a big part in the continuing fight against obesity. A team from the the Integrated Research and Treatment Centre for Adipositas at Leipzig University are using the animals to test a number of developments they hope will lead to an obesity pill. The team, of whom Eva Boege, pictured below, is a member are analysing tissue samples of both obese people and animals