Templates by BIGtheme NET
Home / Health (page 21)

Health

First human eggs grown in laboratory

Human eggs have been grown in the laboratory for the first time, say researchers at the University of Edinburgh. The team say the technique could lead to new ways of preserving the fertility of children having cancer treatment. It is ...

Read More »

Acne linked to increased depression risk: study

People diagnosed with acne may be at a significantly increased risk of developing major depression within five years, according to scientists who analysed one of the largest electronic medical record databases in the world.   Researchers found that the risk ...

Read More »

Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

The Philippines said on Friday the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country, according to a government-ordered inquiry, and that the drug is not ready for mass immunisation. Sanofi revealed in November that Dengvaxia – ...

Read More »

Migraine may up cardiovascular diseases

People who suffer from a migraine may be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases including heart attacks, stroke, blood clot and an irregular heart rate, researchers say.   Around one billion people worldwide are affected by a migraine. ...

Read More »

Simple changes could reduce your cancer risk

It’s World Cancer Day on Sunday, February 4, but are there steps you can take right now to safeguard against the dreaded disease?   If doctors invented a pill which could reduce your chances of breast cancer by 30 per ...

Read More »

Can working out in a group really motivate exercise?

A new UK study published this month is the latest to suggest that adding a social element to an exercise plan could make it easier to stick to, finding that those who walked together in groups rather than alone were ...

Read More »

Another reason to encourage RA patients to stop smoking

Smoking cessation leads to lower early mortality among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, and coronary artery disease, but data are lacking on effects of smoking in patients with newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Researchers used data from 121,700 ...

Read More »

France baby milk scandal explained in 100 and 500 words

A salmonella scandal affecting baby milk products at the world’s second biggest producer of dairy products has been ongoing for several weeks. It has led to massive recalls of products across the world, and caused some babies to be treated ...

Read More »

Winter flu outbreak is peaking, say health experts

The winter flu outbreak appears to be peaking, health officials say. Officials are hopeful the worst of the season may soon be over after a fall in the numbers being admitted to hospital. While the numbers still remain “very high” ...

Read More »

£8m Cambridge initiative launched to help Bangladesh fight lifestyle diseases

The UK’s University of Cambridge has launched a programme in Bangladesh to assist the fight against non-communicable diseases or NCDs such as heart diseases, diabetes and cancer, also known as the lifestyle diseases. The government’s disease monitoring arm, IEDCR, will ...

Read More »