Health News

Walking speed could be a determinating factor of ageing speed

BBC - 12-Oct-2019

People who walked slower had a worse state of lungs, teeth and immune system

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Genetic test could identify an increased risk of heart attack

BBC - 08-Oct-2019

GRS can be measured at any age, children could be tested too

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SkinVision app uses machine-learning to identify risk of skin cancer early

Digital Health - 08-Oct-2019

Trained on over 3 million photos - no human specialist has ever reviewed that many

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Aspen pharmaceutical firm infringes the arrangement with NHS

Independent - 03-Oct-2019

Monopolist Aspen got the opportunity to raise the price of essential NHS medicine by 1,800 per cent

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Weight loss is not really important to fight diabetes

Medical Daily - 02-Oct-2019

There is no need to lose 15% or more of body weight to manage type 2 diabetes

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Sophie Yeo tries out an Atmotube on the streets of Newcastle

DeSmog UK - 01-Oct-2019

Monitors VOCs and PM1, PM2.5 and PM10 particles - and warns you when air quality drops

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A heart attack is not only a man's disease

Metro - 30-Sep-2019

Women are dying needlessly from heart attacks because of not receiving proper treatment

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New drug slowed tumour growth in men with prostate cancer

BBC - 30-Sep-2019

Olaparib delays cancer growth by months, which means the increased lifespan

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New trial for preventing recurrent strokes due to atrial fibrillation

British Heart Foundation - 30-Sep-2019

Clinical trial will determine when to take stroke medication after a stroke caused by AF

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Plume Labs Cycling Club goes out on the city streets to review R-PUR Nano mask

Plume Labs - 30-Sep-2019

PM2.5 filtration efficiency >99.9% even allowing for leakage due to different shaped faces

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Skin cancer survival rate up jumps 10-fold in just 10 years

BBC - 28-Sep-2019

UK doctors announce that more than half of the patients can now survive advanced melanoma

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People who have an optimistic personality have lower blood pressure

Guardian - 27-Sep-2019

Positive disposition to life changes life quality and drives a better heart health

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Telomere length linked to the nervous system

Medical Xpress - 26-Sep-2019

According to the study, shortening in the telomere length have reflected in our brain structure

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Detection of pancreatic cancer with a urine test

Science Focus - 25-Sep-2019

Test will be used in a clinical study, if it will get approved, the test will roll out to patients

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A real shift in cancer treatment

BBC - 23-Sep-2019

New drugs present precision medicine, they are based on the genetic make-up of each patient's tumour

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Polypill could give key advantages to patients

Independent - 19-Sep-2019

Participants who took polypill had systolic blood pressure decrease on an average 9mm Hg in one year

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Gradual heart attack and its symptoms

Huffington Post - 18-Sep-2019

If in doubt, call an ambulance – it could save your life

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Discovering the structure of cancer molecule can be the key for new treatment

Medical News Today - 16-Sep-2019

By determining the DHX8's structure, scientists could discover new ways of cancer treatment

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BBC debunks YouTube videos promoting simple cancer treatments

BBC - 13-Sep-2019

Donkey's milk has no proven cancer effect - don't make an ass of yourself

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Machine learning identifies patients risk of cardiovascular death

GEEK - 13-Sep-2019

RiskCardio relies on 15 minutes of a patient’s raw electrocardiogram (ECG) signal

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