NHS consultant paid £375,000 in overtime NHS consultant paid £375,000 in overtime

  Growing pressures are leading UK hospitals to increasingly rely on premium overtime pay to get…


Binge watching TV programmes could kill you: Japanese scientists Binge watching TV programmes could kill you: Japanese scientists

Watching too much TV can kill you, according to a new study.   Japanese scientists say that watching…


Why obese women have uncontrollable urge to eat, study reveals Why obese women have uncontrollable urge to eat, study reveals

Women with severe obesity often report an underlying drive to eat continually because their brain’s…


Colombia declares its Zika epidemic over Colombia declares its Zika epidemic over

  The number of new Zika infections in Colombia is falling so fast that government health officials…


First Zika microcephaly birth registered in Spain First Zika microcephaly birth registered in Spain

A woman in Spain infected with the Zika virus has given birth to a baby with the brain disease microcephaly,…


Exercise as effective as surgery for knee injury Exercise as effective as surgery for knee injury

Exercise therapy is as effective as surgery for middle-aged patients with a common type of knee injury…


Turmeric compound may treat colon cancer Turmeric compound may treat colon cancer

A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing…


Hope for Alzheimer's cure as scientists develop protein Hope for Alzheimer's cure as scientists develop protein

A newly-developed protein, which will help scientists to understand why nerve cells die in people with…


Lack of sleep ups kids' depression risk later Lack of sleep ups kids' depression risk later

  New York: Children who experience inadequate or disrupted sleep are more likely to develop depression…


Drug combo may help fight antibiotic resistance Drug combo may help fight antibiotic resistance

  Researchers have found that combinations of three different antibiotics can help overcome bacteria's…


Physical strength declines early as we grow old Physical strength declines early as we grow old

  Physical strength begins to decline sooner in life than typically detected, often when people…


Interview: How Bangladesh can improve public health with GIS tools Interview: How Bangladesh can improve public health with GIS tools

Associate Professor Dohyeong Kim PhD is Director and Global Health Specialist of Center for Geospatial…


Alcohol Linked to 7 Cancers Alcohol Linked to 7 Cancers

  New research links alcohol with seven types of cancer.     Writing in the journal Addiction,…


Around 20 per cent elderly population suffering from spinal stenosis Around 20 per cent elderly population suffering from spinal stenosis

Around 20 per cent of the elderly Indian population is suffering from spinal stenosis and the figure…


Chronic back pain linked to illicit drug use Chronic back pain linked to illicit drug use

    People living with chronic low back pain are more likely to use illicit drugs -- including…


New forms of HIV can jump from animals to humans New forms of HIV can jump from animals to humans

While the HIV epidemic continues to threaten health and well-being of a large section of the world's…


Double hand transplant is UK's first Double hand transplant is UK's first

The UK's first double hand transplant operation has taken place at Leeds General Infirmary and the…


Exercise as effective as surgery for knee injury Exercise as effective as surgery for knee injury

Exercise therapy is as effective as surgery for middle aged patients with a common type of knee injury…


Chlamydia vaccine 'shows promise' Chlamydia vaccine 'shows promise'

  Canadian scientists have developed a promising vaccine prototype against chlamydia, a study in…


Study: 2.5 Million People Infected with HIV Each Year Study: 2.5 Million People Infected with HIV Each Year

About 2.5 million people are infected with HIV every year, according to a recent analysis of a global…


Control diabetes with natural food diet Control diabetes with natural food diet

When blood sugar levels of a person rise than normal, he is said to be a diabetic. Diabetes is on full…


Unusual US Zika virus case baffles experts Unusual US Zika virus case baffles experts

Experts are trying to work out exactly how a US carer has caught Zika after tending to a dying elderly…


Vitamin B12-inspired flow battery in the offing Vitamin B12-inspired flow battery in the offing

Inspired by Vitamin B12, researchers from Harvard University have identified a new class of high-performing…


Radiologists not at higher risk of radiation-related mortality Radiologists not at higher risk of radiation-related mortality

While older radiologists faced increased risk of dying from radiation-related causes like cancer, those…


Fracking linked to asthma flare-ups Fracking linked to asthma flare-ups

The controversial method for mining natural gas known as fracking might trigger asthma flare-ups, according…


Cow urine can sell for more than milk in India Cow urine can sell for more than milk in India

Carrying a large aluminum bowl, Susheela Kumari bustles around the back ends of two dozen cows in a…


Hypertension Biggest Global Risk Factor For Stroke: Study Hypertension Biggest Global Risk Factor For Stroke: Study

Toronto: Hypertension is the single major risk factor for stroke, which is a highly preventable medical…


Red meat consumption may up kidney failure risk Red meat consumption may up kidney failure risk

Love to binge on red meat such as bacon, sausage, beef or pork? Be careful, an excess intake of red…


Zika epidemic will end in three years Zika epidemic will end in three years

The current Zika epidemic is likely to end within three years because there will be too few people left…


Male and female brains react differently to stress Male and female brains react differently to stress

Offering new evidence to show that male and female brains are wired differently, new research has found…


Simple procedure may prevent cornea transplant Simple procedure may prevent cornea transplant

Removing a layer of cells in patients with a common eye disease can prevent the need for corneal transplant,…


Higher BMI supports spread of blood cancer Higher BMI supports spread of blood cancer

As body mass index increases, so does the growth and spread of the blood cancer multiple myeloma, which…


Hidden red hair gene a skin cancer risk Hidden red hair gene a skin cancer risk

People can carry a "silent" red hair gene that raises their risk of sun-related skin cancer,…


Pregnancy multivitamins 'are a waste of money' Pregnancy multivitamins 'are a waste of money'

Pregnancy multivitamins are a waste of money because most mothers-to-be do not need them, according…


How 'super-spreader' patient transmitted MERS to 82 people How 'super-spreader' patient transmitted MERS to 82 people

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA:  A single super-spreader patient in an overcrowded emergency room transmitted…


AIDS no longer public health issue in Australia: Experts AIDS no longer public health issue in Australia: Experts

MELBOURNE:  Australia's top scientists have declared that AIDS is no longer a public health…


NHS budget control 'will require staff cuts' NHS budget control 'will require staff cuts'

Staffing levels within the NHS will have to be cut if the government wants to bring NHS finances in…


Exercise improves memory in breast cancer survivors Exercise improves memory in breast cancer survivors

Exercise may alleviate stress and benefit breast cancer survivors psychologically, which in turn could…


Traffic noise ups heart attack risk Traffic noise ups heart attack risk

Living near the highway could cost your heart dear as researchers have found that risk of heart attack…

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