Health News

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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Low dose aspirin benefits counterbalanced by bleeding risk

NHS - 23-Jan-2019

People without cardiovascular disease do not benefit overall

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Crispr targets bacteria to fight antibiotic resistance

WIRED - 16-Jan-2019

Shreds multiple critical stretches of bacteria's DNA at the same time

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Newspaper claims of new breast cancer testing tool are premature

NHS - 15-Jan-2019

Accurate risk estimate only available with a complete set of data for a patient.

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AI detects misshapen nuclei that indicate ovarian cancer

Independent - 12-Jan-2019

Once trained artificial intelligence is almost aways going to be more reliable than humans

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Delay in reporting embarrassing symptoms increases risk of death

Independent - 09-Jan-2019

It's important to realise the possible serious implications of the symptoms

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Biomarkers identified to help diagnose atrial fibrillation

BBC - 07-Jan-2019

Could enable point of care blood testing instead of current ECG screening

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Roadside hedges reduce some pollution by 63 percent

Science Daily - 04-Jan-2019

More hedges could greatly improve the health of pedestrians and residents

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Cancer breathalyser starts clinical trial for wide range of cancers

Guardian - 03-Jan-2019

VOCs in breath captured by mask sent to lab for diagnosis - avoids invasive tests

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Drinkable molecule interferes with a crucial first step of Alzheimer’s

Yale - 02-Jan-2019

Improvements in laboratory technology enable mass screening of molecules like these

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Most people not accepting free NHS health check

BBC - 31-Dec-2018

If you don't know your blood pressure then definitely take up this free offer

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New bacteria found that kills most antibiotic resistant superbugs

Phys.org - 27-Dec-2018

Researchers targeted soil used in traditional healing

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Tumour cells examined in virtual reality

BBC - 26-Dec-2018

Allows researchers to better understand tumour structure and examine it from any angle

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Puzzle-solving doesn't slow down mental decline

NHS - 11-Dec-2018

But builds up cognitive reserve to resist dementia for longer

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