Health News

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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High blood pressure "critical period"

BBC - 21-Aug-2019

Increases blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 43 were associated with brain shrinkage

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Candida auris: deadly hospital acquired infection on the rise

BBC - 17-Aug-2019

One more superbug that can cause our undoing

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Exposure to air pollution over a long time is just as bad as smoking

Independent - 14-Aug-2019

Ozone is our friend in the stratosphere but not so much at ground level

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Ageing related brain stem stiffness lead to dysfunction of nerve cells

Medical Xpress - 14-Aug-2019

Used brain stem cells of young and old rats for this research

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Personalised DNA tests to easily detect breast cancer DNA in blood

Independent - 07-Aug-2019

With all these cancers on the rise, are we acting fast enough?

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Using nano-vaccine for preventing and treating tumours in mice

The times of Israel - 05-Aug-2019

New approach has been effective in preventing the development of melanoma, treating primary tumours

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AI can spot past atrial fibrillation even in a normal ECG

BBC - 02-Aug-2019

Warns the doctors about rhythm abnormalities that went undetected

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Active social life in 50s and 60s could cut off dementia risk

Guardian - 02-Aug-2019

Seeing friends daily reduced the dementia risk, but seeing relatives did not

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FRESH technology can bioprint a 3D extracellular matrix of collagen

Medical Xpress - 01-Aug-2019

A future without the need for organ harvesting and trafficking

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Human trials using CRISPR to cure genetically inherited blindness

Futurism - 30-Jul-2019

There are at least 13 types of LCA - this trial is aimed at treating LCA 10

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Superbug causes a six fold rise in death toll in European hospitals

BBC - 29-Jul-2019

How soon will we run out of effective antibiotics at this rate?

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Bionic eye - a possible revolutionary device for people with vision loss

New Scientist - 25-Jul-2019

Bionic eye effectively replaces the missing central portion, but not in high definition

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Scientists restore heart function after MI in mice model

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - 24-Jul-2019

This will be the solution to post heart attack complications

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Regular fish comsumption may reduce colorectal cancer risk

NHS - 24-Jul-2019

Better to eat fish than red and processed meat that may increase the cancer risk

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CoppaFeel! campaign encourages people to check their breasts regularly

Huffington Post - 23-Jul-2019

"Grab on to life” to get to know your body

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Diabetes risk could be reduced by a quarter by eating fruits and vegetables

Independent - 22-Jul-2019

People who use mainly plant based diets were 23% less prone to develop diabetes

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A genetic mutation that happened 3 million years ago causes heart attacks

Guardian - 22-Jul-2019

It may reduce atherosclerosis, but what about other chronic diseases?

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Fresh fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of getting diabetes

Independent - 22-Jul-2019

But not all plant-based foods have the same advantage

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Non-pharmacological ways to reduce risk of MCI

Medical News Today - 20-Jul-2019

Does playing computer games at old age have an additive effect on MCI?

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