Tuesday, September 3, 2019

How to get rid of visceral fat: Best diet and exercise to reduce the...

Visceral fat is deemed harmful because its stored in the abdominal cavity next to many vital organs, including the liver, pancreas and intestines....

Why it's not just the old who need their blood pressure checked

Young people don’t need to worry about high cholesterol and high blood pressure — right? Wrong. Startling new data has found that a...

Novartis's Sandoz licenses proposed multiple sclerosis biosimilar

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis’s Sandoz division has licensed from Polpharma Biologics a proposed biosimilar version of multiple sclerosis drug natalizumab, the...

'Daily' cocaine use changes genes in the brain and fuels addiction, study finds

'Daily' cocaine use changes genes in the brain and fuels addiction,...

How to sleep: Struggling to sleep? Try eating these foods before bedtime

Sleep deprivation is a widespread problem in the UK. One in three people suffer from it. Overtime, the cost of a sleepless nights...

Drugs given to breast cancer patients create deadly ‘sleeper cells’ that could cause incurable...

DRUGS taken by thousands of breast cancer patients create deadly “sleeper cells” that may cause incurable tumours years later. Researchers say the hormone therapies...

Colour-changing urine tests could be used to detect cancer according to new research

A COLOUR-change urine test to detect cancer has been developed. Researchers say the “fast, non-invasive” test has worked in mice. 1 Urine tests could be...

Woman, 29, says her obsession with dieting stopped her period for FIVE MONTHS 

A New York woman said she was so obsessed with dieting and exercise that her periods temporarily stopped before she learned to appreciate...

Fake-meat and fries: The rise of vegan fast food

From meat-free burgers to sausage rolls, vegan foods are growing in popularity.One in six food products launched in the UK in 2018 claimed...

Every nurse and midwife will get a £1k training boost in Chancellor Sajid Javid’s...

EVERY nurse and midwife in the country will be given £1,000 to spend on additional training in a bid to boost recruitment and...

Microplastics turning up in human stool

(Reuters Health) - Tiny bits of plastic may be getting into our bodies via the air we breathe and the food we eat,...

Boy, 17, goes blind because of a vitamin deficiency caused by his diet of...

A 17-year-old boy who lived on chips, Pringles and processed ham has gone blind because of a lack of vitamins in his diet.  The...

Tuberculosis rates down in most U.S. children, but still high in some groups

(Reuters Health) - Over the past decade, the number of children and teens in the U.S diagnosed with tuberculosis has decreased by nearly...

Heart attack warning: Think twice before doing this – one overlooked risk factor

Heart attack happens when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to a part of a person’s heart muscle. A heart attack...

Dementia: Six things you can do right now to reduce your risk

Dementia is a syndrome (a group of related symptoms) associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning. Dementia can affect the way people...

After heart attack stenting, coming back to open other narrowed arteries pays off –...

A new study offers some advice for doctors poking around the heart to reopen a clogged artery that has caused one type of...

Dr Miriam Stoppard: High-tech apps and sensors will help the elderly at home

The many new home apps have come at just the right time as the number of old people living longer...

Barbara Windsor goes to Downing Street to deliver dementia petition

Barbara Windsor and her husband visited Downing Street on behalf of the Alzheimer's Society for a meeting with the Prime Minister Boris...

How to live longer: Could this diet hold the key to longevity?

Living a long and fulfilling life is not a new goal but it has never been as achievable as it is in 2019....

Man, 50, is diagnosed with a syphilis in his BRAIN unable to walk or...

A 50-year-old man was diagnosed with a syphilis infection in his brain after going to hospital unable to walk or talk properly.The life-threatening...

Major NHS hospitals plans for ‘referral ONLY’ A&E appointments to ease extreme pressure

TWO major NHS hospitals are planning to make A&E appointments "referral only" in an attempt to ease extreme pressure on services. Walk-in patients at...

U.S. records 19 new cases of measles as of last week

FILE PHOTO: A camper's immunization form and physician's stamp is seen at the Rosmarins Day Camp and Cottages office in Monroe, New York,...

Doctor dares 'muppet' Rees-Mogg to report him after no-deal clash

The consultant neurologist who clashed with Jacob Rees-Mogg over contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit has challenged the politician to report him to...

Small drops in blood pressure and cholesterol ‘slash heart attack risk by 80%’

MODEST drops in cholesterol and blood pressure help slash heart attack risk by four-fifths, experts claim. Lowering readings also cuts chances of being killed...

UK training record number of mental health first aiders

Britain is training record numbers of workplace “mental health first aiders” to confront a sharp rise in people expressing mental distress, though evidence...

Best supplements for cholesterol: The plant supplement proven to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol is when a person has too much cholesterol (a fatty substance) in their blood. Having some cholesterol, particularly HDL ‘good’ cholesterol,...

Doctors can perform C-section if woman loses mental capacity, judge rules

A judge has given doctors permission to perform a caesarean section on a woman with mental health problems if she becomes agitated during...