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Awareness reduce diabetic leg amputations Awareness reduce diabetic leg amputations

Better access to health services and more awareness of diabetes are being hailed for a 70 per cent decrease…


Brain function could be disrupted by long-term use of antibiotics Brain function could be disrupted by long-term use of antibiotics

Treatments involving long-term use of antibiotics have the potential to disrupt brain functions, suggests…


Fifteen babies a day in UK are stillborn or die within month of birth Fifteen babies a day in UK are stillborn or die within month of birth

Fifteen babies are dying every day in the UK from stillbirth, during labour or within four weeks of…


5:2 diet no better than cutting calories, study finds 5:2 diet no better than cutting calories, study finds

The popular 5:2 diet, when you eat normally for five days and heavily restrict your intake for two,…


Aspirin Reduces Further Risk After Mini-Stroke Aspirin Reduces Further Risk After Mini-Stroke

Taking aspirin immediately after minor strokes could substantially reduce the risk of major strokes…


Mechanism that reduces effect of cocaine on brain discovered Mechanism that reduces effect of cocaine on brain discovered

A type of brain cell known as microglia plays a key role in reducing the effects of cocaine in the brain,…


'Sunscreen' gene may help protect against skin cancer 'Sunscreen' gene may help protect against skin cancer

The researchers found that the "UV radiation Resistance Associated Gene" is a tumor suppressor…


FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for bladder cancer that harnesses the body's immune…


New eyeglasses to help people with severe vision loss New eyeglasses to help people with severe vision loss

Researchers have designed new eyeglasses using high-power prisms to optimally expand the visual fields…


Ebola can persist nine months after recovery: study Ebola can persist nine months after recovery: study

Ebola virus can persist in the semen of survivors for up to nine months after their recovery, a new…


Mothers with gestational diabetes ups body fat in babies Mothers with gestational diabetes ups body fat in babies

Babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes are likely to have more body fat at two months after…


Calcium pills may put elderly women at heart attack risk Calcium pills may put elderly women at heart attack risk

Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements may prevent bone fractures in elderly women but the net benefits…


New target brings HIV vaccine one step closer New target brings HIV vaccine one step closer

HIV is a really hard virus to beat, but a team of researchers say they are a step closer to a vaccine.…


Don’t make any decisions on an empty stomach Don’t make any decisions on an empty stomach

Decisions are best taken when you are full. Researchers have found that the hormone ghrelin-released…


Rare human lung disease found in dogs Rare human lung disease found in dogs

A rare, severe form of human lung disease has now been discovered in dogs, says a study that could be…

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