Tuesday, August 20, 2019

China must eradicate swine flu epidemic as soon as possible: agriculture ministry

BEIJING (Reuters) - China must eradicate the African swine fever epidemic as soon as possible, and make sure the country is free of...

High cholesterol symptoms: A grey ring in your eye can indicate condition warns Dr...

High cholesterol can cause build up in the artery wall, restrict the blood flow to the heart, brain and the rest of your...

Following a keto diet can lead to nausea, claims dietitian

It's a fashionable diet, endorsed by a range of A-list celebrities including Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, Halle Berry, Gwyneth Paltrow and Megan Fox.But trying...

Despair and anxiety: Puerto Rico's 'living emergency' as a mental health crisis unfolds

For the first 36 hours after Hurricane Maria, five-year-old Keydiel and his mother Shaina were trapped by the toppled trees that blocked the...

Ian Wootton obituary

My father, Ian Wootton, who has died aged 97, was professor of chemical pathology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London and...

High blood pressure: Follow the DASH diet to lower your reading and keep symptoms...

High blood pressure symptoms, if they do show, can include headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness, cheer pain, stomach pain, heart palpitation and blurred...

Stay cool in the heatwave with these foods – including soup and curry

DITCH the ice-cream, as experts have revealed you should be eating foods like soup and chilli to cool down in the heat.  As Britain...

Ultimate high-tech kit to keep you fit

The smart scaleThis high-tech smart scale is designed to track weight, BMI and body composition by measuring muscle, fat, water and bone. It...

Too much sleep linked to ill health

Sleeping longer than the recommended seven or eight hours a night has been linked with a higher risk of premature death, according to...

‘Remain vigilant!’ Deadly Rift Valley Fever could cause health emergency – virus symptoms

Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral disease that infects both humans and animals, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).It’s regarded as...

Meet the 16-year-old girls launching a cannabis health and beauty brand

There is a new cannabis startup in town - and it's run by three teenage girls.  Kristin Price tried everything from chemotherapy to anti-material...

Why too much sleep could be bad for your health!

People who get too much sleep are at greater risk of an early death than those who get too little, research suggests.Experts found...

From healing emotional pain to warding off depression: How dreams are like first aid...

When I’m giving a university lecture about dreaming I often start by asking if anyone would be willing to share a dream that...

Chris Paul tells fans to stop drinking soda 'even though the commercials are in...

NBA star Chris Paul is warning his fans to stay away from soda and sugar-loaded sports drinks. The 33-year-old point guard of the Houston...

Breast cancer: Simple blood test could identify women at risk of deadliest tumours

The breakthrough offers fresh hope of preventing...

People who sleep more than 8 hours-a-night are more likely to die young, shocking...

PEOPLE who sleep more than eight hours a night are more likely to die YOUNG, a bombshell study has claimed. Those who always make...

GPs urge £2.5bn extra cash injection from NHS England

Family doctors are demanding an emergency cash injection of £2.5bn to help struggling surgeries cope with demand and offer patients appointments within a...

Congo Ebola vaccine teams set up fridges, 43 cases suspected

GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Congo were setting up refrigerators on Monday to keep cool an Ebola vaccine needed to tackle...

Hormones in a bottle that help you stay slim by suppressing your appetite 

Squirting the hormone insulin up the nose every day could help to combat weight gain.Tests suggest that regularly spraying small doses into the...

Getting too much sleep could be deadly as study warns more than ten hours...

While everyone loves a lie in, those who do it often have a bigger chance of dying, experts have warned. A major...

Cancer warning: Nine of the most common signs and symptoms of cancer – are...

Cancer symptoms usually include unexpected changes to the bodyWeight loss and breathlessness could be signs of a cancerFinding blood in your urine and...

The right plate might nudge kids to eat more veggies

(Reuters Health) - Handing kids plates with pictures of fruits and vegetables may nudge them to serve themselves more of these foods and...

Women internists make 80 cents for every dollar earned by men

(Reuters Health) - In internal medicine, women earn less than men even when they’re in the same specialty and working the same hours...

Vaping, other tobacco products tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than teens who...