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Five-year-old who won the nation’s heart in his battle against leukaemia has found a stem-cell donor

It’s a match! Five-year-old who won the nation’s heart in his battle against leukaemia has found a stem-cell donor after a record-breaking 10,000 people came forward Oscar Saxelby-Lee was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia last year Parents Olivia Saxelby and Jamie Lee launched a desperate appeal for donors Miss Saxelby confirmed on Facebook today three people proved… Read More »

Medical News Today: Marine bacteria offer new weapon against melanoma

A recent paper outlines how marine bacteria have inspired an entirely new way of fighting melanoma. The authors hope that their findings might eventually lead to a more effective treatment. Marine bacteria may provide a new weapon against melanoma. Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. Melanoma accounts for just 1… Read More »

Raging Against Plastic: New Investigation Exposes Supermarket’s Role in Plastic Pollution

The looming threat of plastic pollution is one of mankind’s greatest challenges. With more than 381 million tons of plastic produced worldwide each year,1 it’s no surprise the waste ends up in our soil, lakes, rivers and oceans, as well as in the bodies of humans and wildlife. The durability of plastic is what makes… Read More »