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Both the UK and SA plan to tax sugary drinks, but Britain’s finance minister has provided far more details. Picture: REUTERS/SUZANNE PLUNKETT

Study appears to vindicate California’s tax on sugary drinks

But the first peer-reviewed research measuring the impact of a tax on sugar consumption acknowledges other factors may also have come into play

New discovery could help cancer patients

Cancer patient. Picture: REUTERS/JIM BOURG

Researchers have found a way to tell which patients will respond to a particular immunotherapy medication used to treat tumours

New study shows Zika may affect adult brains too

Researchers from the Uganda Virus Research Institute carry insect traps at the Zika Forest in Entebbe, south of Uganda's capital Kampala. Picture: REUTERS

Scientists say research on mice suggests the virus may not be as benign an infection for adults as currently thought, particularly for those with weakened immune systems

How science tamed diabetes, the killer disease

Diabetes. Picture: THINKSTOCK

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