Health News

Arsenic could be used in new broad-spectrum antibiotic

Medical Xpress - 16-Apr-2019

Arsenic already used in other treatments so safer than it sounds

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Hundreds of new cancer gene targets discovered

BBC - 10-Apr-2019

Systematic approach reveals new targets for drug development

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Off-the-shelf natural killer cells to target solid tumours in clinical trial

Medical News Today - 09-Apr-2019

Using iPS cells would be a lot cheaper than personalised immunotherapy

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Pulsed brain stimulation returns working memory to youthful ability

Guardian - 08-Apr-2019

Not a cure for dementia but might buy patients some time

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Hospitals around the world find drug resistant fungus

Live Science - 08-Apr-2019

One-third of C. auris are resistant to two antifungal drug classes

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No safe alcohol consumption for stroke risk

BBC - 05-Apr-2019

Drinking small amounts of alcohol looking less likely to be good for health

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Diets that cause most deaths around the world

BBC - 04-Apr-2019

Surprisingly, whole grains more important than fruit & veg

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Wearable monitor detects more cancer cells than liquid biopsy

Medical News Today - 01-Apr-2019

Human trials in a few years time

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Biogen's Alzheimer's drug trials halted

CNN - 21-Mar-2019

Another promising candidate not making it to the finish line

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Lowering blood pressure in elderly reduces brain damage

American College of Cardiology - 18-Mar-2019

Patients on blood pressure lowering medication saw less accumulation of harmful brain lesions.

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Tumour organoids used to select best cancer drug for patient

Healthline - 04-Mar-2019

Results available in less than a week

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Parkinson's drug delivered through port in head

BBC - 27-Feb-2019

Reversal of brain cell damage knocked 6 years off disease development

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AI makes ovarian cancer prognosis and treatment recommendation

Pharmaceutical Business Review - 18-Feb-2019

More accurate than current methods - we'll hear this a lot with AI in healthcare

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Chemicals identified to reverse mental decline

BBC - 14-Feb-2019

Mental capacity not lost - just masked by inflammation

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Drug attacks cancers cells using trojan horse antibody

Independent - 08-Feb-2019

Novel mechanisms for attacking cancer cells are always good news

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Google's Verily AI spots diabetes damage in eyes

Guardian - 08-Feb-2019

Another great example of machine learning saving time and lives

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Cancers linked to obesity rising fastest in young adults

Independent - 04-Feb-2019

Four times faster increase in pancreatic cancers in the younger generation

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Biological age of women's brains 3 year younger than men's

Independent - 04-Feb-2019

As more people suffer from dementia, men will be affected sooner

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Unsurprisingly, butter is not the new butter

NutritionFacts.org - 30-Jan-2019

Is Butter Really Back? The short answer is... NO!

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Head and neck cancer survival rates tripled with cheap painkillers

Independent - 26-Jan-2019

Only 266 participants in trial, but big pharma doesn’t pay to test free drugs

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