‘Beautiful’ face of medieval woman brought back to life after 700 years

The beautiful face of a mysterious medieval woman has been revealed for the first time in 700 years, after scientists used 3D digital reconstruction techniques to bring her back from the dead. The unknown woman, who died in her 20s and was placed on a bed of seashells, was found during vault renovations at the … Read more

Common antidepressants may increase the risk of heart disease and early death

Common antidepressants may raise the risk of heart disease and an early death, a study suggests.  Almost a quarter of a million Britons were followed for over a decade and a link was found between people on the medication and heart disease.  For people on the common antidepressants known as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) … Read more

Botox could reduce depression and anxiety

Botox injections to stave off creases made by frowning and a furrowed brow may help alleviate some symptoms of depression, a study suggests. Botox is a common beauty treatment to alleviate wrinkles by paralysing facial muscles with the toxin from the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. It is also used for non-superficial medical needs, such as to … Read more

Khosta-2: New Russian bat virus discovered that could infect humans and resist COVID vaccines

When SARS-CoV-2 – the virus behind COVID-19 – surfaced in China and quickly brought the entire world to a standstill, then-President Donald Trump liked to refer to it as “the Chinese virus”. Fast forward two and a half years, and US scientists are warning that a newly-discovered virus harboured by Russian horseshoe bats is also … Read more