Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Speedy test for Lyme disease could help us treat it in time

Lyme disease needs to be treated quickly, but it can be hard to tell it apart from other conditions. Now a test could help diagnose the infection via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Banking a baby’s cord blood may save their life. Is it worth it?

Parents are paying huge sums to save umbilical cord blood for future medical treatments, but they may have to wait decades for the investment to pay off via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

I paid £2000 to bank my son’s cord blood, but couldn’t use it

An anonymous father says after storing the expensive cells, his son developed a condition that the blood could not treat via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Netflix vegan hit What the Health serves up lots of bad science

Campaigning vegans will change nothing if they embrace bad science and conspiracy theories when making the health case for their diet, says Anthony Warner via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Activated charcoal drug can protect microbiome from antibiotics

A special formulation of activated charcoal can soak up excess antibiotics, protecting beneficial gut bacteria and potentially preventing diarrhoea via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

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Chemical controllers: How hormones influence your body and mind

Does testosterone make men bald? Is there a love hormone? Do pregnancy hormones turn your brain to mush? New Scientist sifts the facts from the fiction via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Tiny robots crawl through mouse’s stomach to release antibiotics

Bubble-powered micromotors have treated infections in mice by swimming through the stomach to antibiotics. These could be a better way to treat stomach ulcers. via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Tiny robots crawl through mouse’s stomach to release antibiotics

Bubble-powered micromotors have treated infections in mice by swimming through the stomach to antibiotics. These could be a better way to treat stomach ulcers. via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

England will need over 71,000 extra care home places by 2025

The number of older people who will need substantial care is set to rise by 85.7 per cent, as increases in “healthspan” continue to lag behind longer lifespans via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

England will need over 71,000 extra care home places by 2025

The number of older people who will need substantial care is set to rise by 85.7 per cent, as increases in “healthspan” continue to lag behind longer lifespans via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

England will need over 71,000 extra care home places by 2025

The number of older people who will need substantial care is set to rise by 85.7 per cent, as increases in “healthspan” continue to lag behind longer lifespans via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

England will need over 71,000 extra care home places by 2025

The number of older people who will need substantial care is set to rise by 85.7 per cent, as increases in “healthspan” continue to lag behind longer lifespans via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

England will need over 71,000 extra care home places by 2025

The number of older people who will need substantial care is set to rise by 85.7 per cent, as increases in “healthspan” continue to lag behind longer lifespans via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

England will need over 71,000 extra care home places by 2025

The number of older people who will need substantial care is set to rise by 85.7 per cent, as increases in “healthspan” continue to lag behind longer lifespans via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

England will need over 71,000 extra care home places by 2025

The number of older people who will need substantial care is set to rise by 85.7 per cent, as increases in “healthspan” continue to lag behind longer lifespans via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of death

People who choose alternative cancer medicines tend to be wealthier and have higher levels of education, but are more than twice as likely to die in five years via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Cold comfort: How chilling the lungs could beat heart attacks

If you can't restart a stopped heart within 5 minutes, brain damage starts. But using the lungs as a heat exchanger to chill the blood may buy us more time via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Cold comfort: How chilling the lungs could beat heart attacks

If you can't restart a stopped heart within 5 minutes, brain damage starts. But using the lungs as a heat exchanger to chill the blood may buy us more time via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

How US diplomats may have been attacked by sonic weapons in Cuba

Acoustic weapons are shrouded in mystery - now, US and Canadian diplomats seem to be suffering from the symptoms of an attack. Here's what could have happened via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Apology over Indian blood donation 'embarrassment'

A "communication breakdown" meant 100 members of the Indian community were not allowed to give blood. via BBC News - Health Read More Here..

Director-General leads WHO delegation to the Belt and Road Forum for Health Cooperation

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will lead WHO’s delegation to the Belt and Road High Level Meeting for Health Cooperation: Towards a Health Silk Road to be held in Beijing, 18–19 August 2017, as part of his first official visit to the People’s Republic of China since taking office on 1 July 2017.

Dr Tedros’ visit is to establish a new vision for WHO-China strategic partnership for the next 5–7 years. He will meet with high level leadership in the State Council; National Health and Family Planning Commission; Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Commerce; and the Government of China. Topics to be discussed during their meetings will include how best to utilize the Belt and Road initiative to keep people safe, how to advance universal health coverage in the countries included in the initiative, and to discuss more broadly the role of China in global health. via WHO news Read More Here..

Why your real age may be older – or younger – than your years

Biological age can diverge from the number of years we celebrate on our birthdays - and it sheds light on the time we have left   via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Why UK midwives are back-pedalling on natural childbirth

For decades, women have been encouraged to give birth naturally – that means avoiding all medicines and interventions. Now the Royal College of Midwives is changing its position via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Even ‘healthy’ overweight people have a higher cardiac risk

Being overweight or obese is linked to coronary heart disease and heart attacks even when a person has healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Plants 'hijacked' to make polio vaccine

A breakthrough could lead to easier, faster and cheaper vaccines. via BBC News - Health Read More Here..

Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals

More than 200 patients have been infected, but none has died, Public Health England confirms. via BBC News - Health Read More Here..

'Fat but fit' still risk heart disease

Even if medical tests don't show up any problems, being overweight is bad for the heart, experts say. via BBC News - Health Read More Here..

Even ‘healthy’ overweight people have a higher cardiac risk

Being overweight or obese is linked to coronary heart disease and heart attacks even when a person has healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Even ‘healthy’ overweight people have a higher cardiac risk

Being overweight or obese is linked to coronary heart disease and heart attacks even when a person has healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Even ‘healthy’ overweight people have a higher cardiac risk

Being overweight or obese is linked to coronary heart disease and heart attacks even when a person has healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Even ‘healthy’ overweight people have a higher cardiac risk

Being overweight or obese is linked to coronary heart disease and heart attacks even when a person has healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Even ‘healthy’ overweight people have a higher cardiac risk

Being overweight or obese is linked to coronary heart disease and heart attacks even when a person has healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Even ‘healthy’ overweight people have a higher cardiac risk

Being overweight or obese is linked to coronary heart disease and heart attacks even when a person has healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..

Even ‘healthy’ overweight people have a higher cardiac risk

Being overweight or obese is linked to coronary heart disease and heart attacks even when a person has healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol via New Scientist - Health Read More Here..