Spiders inspire double-sided sticky tape to heal wounds

A double-sided tape designed to stick body tissue together after surgery has been inspired by the way spiders exude “glue” to catch their prey in the rain. Read more

Measles makes body ‘forget’ how to fight infection

Measles has a devastating impact on the body’s immune system that could make it harder to fight infections for years, a pair of studies show. Read more

High-risk men ‘should get prostate cancer checks’

Men born at high risk of developing prostate cancer should have extra checks every year from the age of 40, experts say. Read more

Cervical screening: DIY alternative to smear test ‘promising’

A DIY home urine or swab test could potentially help more women discover whether they are at risk of cervical cancer, researchers say. Read more

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