Kinesio Tape first caught the public’s attention at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games when 50,000 rolls were donated to athletes. Photograph: iStock

Over the past decade there has been a global spread of a dinky, brightly-coloured product, strips of which are often seen adhering to the skin of runn(...)

File photograph of people suffering from HIV/AIDS holding candles for   World AIDS Day. Photograph:Rupak De Chowdhuri /Reuters

When scientists made the stunning announcement last year that a baby born with HIV had apparently been cured through aggressive drug treatment (...)