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Ireland has one of the highest death rates from asthma in Western Europe

It has been revealed that Ireland had the worst mortality rates when it comes to asthma in Western Europe. The Asthma Society of Ireland has warned that the country is “getting asthma management wrong” and that it is causing a serious economic burden. A new report from the organisation has shown that there were 421,000 specialist and 133,000… Read More »

Oozing white mucus from giant salamanders makes excellent medical glue

Stick aroundNature Picture Library/Alamy Stock Photo By Leah Crane Chinese giant salamanders, the largest and longest-living amphibians in the world, excrete a goo from their skin that can be used to seal wounds – and it is better than most medical adhesives available today. When giant salamanders are threatened or injured, their skin oozes a protein-rich… Read More »