Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Genetic testing can spot men who would benefit from pioneering prostate cancer treatment

How many people does it kill?Prostate cancer became a bigger killer than breast cancer for the first time, official statistics revealed last...

Wheelchair basketball player Abdi Jama: I'm lucky to be alive

Abdi Jama was paralysed after a fall. Now he's an international wheelchair basketball player for Great Britain. READ SOURCE

Matt Hancock 'buries' health proposals likely to displease Boris Johnson

The health secretary, Matt Hancock, is facing questions after apparently burying important proposals aimed at tackling smoking, drinking and poor diets by releasing...

NHS top 10 tips to stay safe as ‘deadly African plume’ makes temperatures feel...

THOUSANDS are at risk of deadly heart and breathing problems as the African plume heatwave hits the UK, experts have warned. The young and...

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study

FILE PHOTO: Anopheles minimus mosquitoes are pictured at a lab in the Public Health Ministry in Bangkok, Thailand, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Athit PerawongmethaLONDON...

Sick Brits will be seen the same day by pharmacists to free up space...

MILLIONS of sick Brits will be offered same-day appointments with pharmacists to ease pressure on A&Es and GPs. Health chiefs say waiting rooms are...

Nursing home residents often have preventable complications after hospital stay

(Reuters Health) - Many nursing home residents who are hospitalized develop preventable health problems after they go back to the nursing facilities, a...

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get Beyoncé's bottom 

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get Beyoncé’s...

Acadia's schizophrenia treatment fails to meet main goal of late-stage study

(Reuters) - Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its add-on treatment for schizophrenia failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study....

How to sleep: Seven ways to feeler cooler in bed during a heatwave

Sleep is integral to a person’s health, and not getting enough can result in a number of problems. Most of us need around...

Kate Ford health: ‘Every month is a struggle’ Coronation Street star’s ‘chronic’ condition

Kate Ford, 42, has played Tracy Barlow on ITV’s Coronation Street for the last 17 years, but it was just two years ago...

The Guardian view on NHS privatisation: the £9.2bn question | Editorial

Facts on the ground, such as private companies’ 44% share of child mental health spending, make a mockery of ministers’ promisesThe gap between...

Union stages final protest over 'horrific' Amazon work practices

Union workers have staged the final in a series of protests outside an Amazon warehouse in Doncaster over “unsafe” and “appalling” working conditions....

New PM must help children with special educational needs | Letter

It’s heartbreaking to see that children with special educational needs are being left without the support they so desperately need (Special needs education...

Vegans have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes

A plant-based diet slashes the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a major scientific review. Researchers analysed more than 300,000 people who...

Feed babies peanuts at FOUR MONTHS old to prevent deadly nut allergies

FEEDING babies peanuts at four months old can help to prevent deadly nut allergies, scientists claim. Experts say that giving infants just 2g of...

Dr Miriam Stoppard: TV box set binges are very bad for your health

When I use my laptop I stand up, which amounts to ­several hours of standing each day. I began doing this a few...

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spread to Ohio, Alaska

(Reuters) - The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, bringing the total number of cases in the year to 1,148...

People urged to check on neighbours during UK heatwave

England’s chief nursing officer has urged people to check on their neighbours as a heatwave is expected to hit parts of the UK...

African plume could trigger diarrhoea as experts warn heatwave flares bowel problems

BRITAIN is set to sizzle this week with forecasters warning an African plume is set to push temperatures up as high as 34C...

Boy who fell into a window after fainting has a shard of GLASS removed...

Boy, 14, has a 3.5cm shard of GLASS removed from behind...

Surgeons call for breast implant illness warning

Women who have experienced chronic pain and extreme fatigue after breast enhancement surgery have told the Victoria Derbyshire Programme they were not warned...

High blood pressure: Supplement derived from the seeds of this fruit could lower reading

High blood pressure affects one in four adults in the UK and can lead to life-threatening complications such as heart attack and stroke...

Stomach bloating: Your swelling could signify this underlying condition – are you at risk?

Stomach bloating is an all too familiar complaint in the UK. The feeling like the tummy is on the brink of bursting usually...

‘My oestrogen levels were all over the place’: when men have ‘sympathy pregnancies’

Kirsten, 22, knew something strange was happening at about eight weeks into her pregnancy. The classic first trimester symptoms, such as weight gain,...

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand’s new government, according to a document released before...

Michael Pollan worries we don't know enough to legalise psychedelic drugs

To some, Michael Pollan is the game changer of the psychedelic conversation; to others, who have concerns, the gatekeeper. The journalist’s sixth book, How...