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Peanut allergy: Could treatment change Wrexham boy’s life – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device “I’m really nervous about it. I’m not going to lie, I’m petrified.” Lisa Valentine’s son, Bradleigh, has a potentially fatal nut allergy, so the first time she watches him being fed some peanut will be a leap of faith. The six-year-old’s family, from Wrexham, are hoping he can… Read More »

Venom of DEADLY funnel-web spider could protect stroke victims against brain damage

Venom produced by the deadly Australian funnel-web spider could be used to develop a drug to prevent brain damage after a stroke, scientists claim. The Australian funnel-web spider is one of the most dangerous species in the world. Found in shade and sheltered spots, its venom can kill a human in just 15 minutes, as… Read More »