Vitamin D could prevent rheumatoid arthritis

VITAMIN D COULD PREVENT RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Researchers from the University of Birmingham build on past studies that show vitamin D strengthens the immune system, however, already-affected...

Cancer risk factors are different for men and women

CANCER RISK FACTORS ARE DIFFERENT FOR MEN AND WOMEN

Cigarettes, red meat and alcohol carry a higher cancer risk for men than women. Women should be more wary of excess body weight than...

 
 
 
Self-harm has surged among teen girls, CDC data shows

SELF-HARM HAS SURGED AMONG TEEN GIRLS, CDC DATA SHOWS

Rates of teens' self-harm in the US, especially among girls, have been rising significantly in recent years, according to new data...

10 personalized gifts for everyone on your holiday list

10 PERSONALIZED GIFTS FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR HOLIDAY LIST

10 view slideshow Photos

 
 
 
Moving Just 1 Hour a Week May Curb Depression Risk

MOVING JUST 1 HOUR A WEEK MAY CURB DEPRESSION RISK

Dealing with depression could be as easy as getting some exercise. When thirty-four thousand adults were studied in Norway, results...

Cancer Drugs Can also Treat High Blood Pressure

CANCER DRUGS CAN ALSO TREAT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Hypertension or high blood pressure can be controlled with the use of fibroblast growth factor inhibitors that are used to halt the...

 
 
 
Poor Prognosis for Diabetic Foot Sores

POOR PROGNOSIS FOR DIABETIC FOOT SORES

Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Complications , Diabetic Foot

What's your risk-taking IQ? Research suggests how much risk we're willing to take is pre-wired

WHAT'S YOUR RISK-TAKING IQ? RESEARCH SUGGESTS HOW MUCH RISK WE'RE WILLING TO TAKE IS PRE-WIRED

Have you ever wondered what drives people to take certain risks, such as going bungee jumping or risking a financial gamble? While...

 
 
 
The health of your gut microbiome could predict your risk of heart disease, researchers find

THE HEALTH OF YOUR GUT MICROBIOME COULD PREDICT YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE, RESEARCHERS FIND

The most common lifestyle risk factors of heart diseases and stroke are unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity, tobacco smoke, and...

Of Course You Can Be Fit And Fat

OF COURSE YOU CAN BE FIT AND FAT

Undeniably fit ultra-marathoner Mirna Valerio (from a 2015 Runner's World story ) How about I pose a different question. Can you be...

 
 
 
A 37-year-old woman whose friends and neighbours paid for her cancer treatment has died

A 37-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WHOSE FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS PAID FOR HER CANCER TREATMENT HAS DIED

“We really thought that miracle would happen,” said Kelly Maybury's friend

FDA Approved Drug, Sunitinib can Prevent Recurrence of Advanced Renal Cell Cancer

FDA APPROVED DRUG, SUNITINIB CAN PREVENT RECURRENCE OF ADVANCED RENAL CELL CANCER

The US FDA has approved sunitinib for adult patients who had undergone removal of kidney affected with renal cell cancer and at high...

 
 
 
Pakistani man with legs that weigh two stone forced to beg

PAKISTANI MAN WITH LEGS THAT WEIGH TWO STONE FORCED TO BEG

Muhammad Saleem, 53, is known as the 'elephant man' in Karachi in Pakistan. He suffers from hereditary lymphedema which has caused...

Baby with meningitis has her fourth limb amputated 

BABY WITH MENINGITIS HAS HER FOURTH LIMB AMPUTATED 

The family of Kia Gott, 11 months, from Wyke, West Yorkshire, have been warned the youngster may lose her sight and hearing, as well...

 
 
 
Novel Antenatal DNA Screening for Down's Syndrome is Safer And More Accurate

NOVEL ANTENATAL DNA SCREENING FOR DOWN'S SYNDROME IS SAFER AND MORE ACCURATE

A novel approach to antenatal DNA screening of Down's syndrome and two other serious chromosomal disorders is safer, more accurate...

Here's Why Immune Cells Become Defective

HERE'S WHY IMMUNE CELLS BECOME DEFECTIVE

Effector T-cells become impaired due to undifferentiated naive T-cells that are been affected by cancer, which keeps the fighter cells...

 
 
 
The best medicine of all is always seeing the same GP

THE BEST MEDICINE OF ALL IS ALWAYS SEEING THE SAME GP

Prompt service is what you expect in a cafeteria - but now those at the top of the NHS want to see instant service in healthcare, too.

New Mechanisms of Immune System Can Help Treat Allergies

NEW MECHANISMS OF IMMUNE SYSTEM CAN HELP TREAT ALLERGIES

A previously unknown mechanism can now be used to device treatment for allergies, inflammatory diseases triggered by the immune system.

 
 
 
Sampling Tumor DNA in the Blood Improves Cancer Treatment Outcomes

SAMPLING TUMOR DNA IN THE BLOOD IMPROVES CANCER TREATMENT OUTCOMES

Genomic variation in tumor tissues can be a barrier to precision medicine, suggests new study.

Safer Opioids can be Developed Without Respiratory Side Effects

SAFER OPIOIDS CAN BE DEVELOPED WITHOUT RESPIRATORY SIDE EFFECTS

By avoiding respiratory suppression side effect activating pathway, safer opioids can now be produced