Back Health Saturday, May 26, 2018
Search Sections 26 May
Close
Advertisement
Single-Payer Health Care in California: Here’s What It Would Take10m Updated Single-Payer Health Care in California: Here’s What It Would Take
Universal state health coverage has rallied Democrats in the governor’s race. But even with the state’s size and wealth, it would be hard to achieve.
 Like Reply
Currencies in USD
GBP 1,33 -0,525%
EUR 1,17 -0,428%
CHF 1,01 -0,298%
 Do YOU always crave something sweet after a meal? 5h Updated Do YOU always crave something sweet after a meal?
Dr Jen Nash, a clinical psychologist specializing in eating behavior, and nutritionist Fiona Hunter reveal the truth about those sweet cravings and how to get them under control for good.
 Like Reply
 The top 4 excuses you use to avoid exercise - and how to beat them 9h Updated The top 4 excuses you use to avoid exercise - and how to beat them
Dr Meg Arroll, a psychologist specializing in health and wellness, and Nicola Addison, one of the UK’s top personal trainers, unpick the most common excuses not to exercise.
 Like Reply
 A pint of milk a day could protect obese children from diabetes and metabolic disorders, study finds 10h Updated A pint of milk a day could protect obese children from diabetes and metabolic disorders, study finds
Children who drank less than half-a-pint a day had significantly higher levels of 'fasting' insulin - the level between meals - than those who drank at least a pint, the Texas researchers found.
 Like Reply
 Cancer sufferer describes how milk donors across the US helped her 12h Cancer sufferer describes how milk donors across the US helped her
Breast cancer left 39-year-old Jennifer Campisano unable to nurse when she gave birth to her daughter, Noelle, six months ago. So she found a group of 15 donors to help nourish her baby girl.
 Like Reply
 The New Old Age: In Elderly Hands, Firearms Can Be Even Deadlier12h The New Old Age: In Elderly Hands, Firearms Can Be Even Deadlier
Suicide and dementia rates are highest in older people, raising questions about their ownership of guns. One possible solution: an advance directive for firearms.
 Like Reply
 Cancer sufferer describes how 15 milk donors across the US helped her feed her baby girl 12h Updated Cancer sufferer describes how 15 milk donors across the US helped her feed her baby girl
Breast cancer left 39-year-old Jennifer Campisano unable to nurse when she gave birth to her daughter, Noelle, six months ago. So she found a group of 15 donors to help nourish her baby girl.
 Like Reply
 Yellow spots could be early warning signs for dementia 12h Yellow spots could be early warning signs for dementia
EXCLUSIVE: Researchers from Queen's University, Belfast, find yellow spots and thicker blood vessels behind the eyes could be early warning signs of dementia, and say eye scans could detect it.
 Like Reply
 Eating nuts can lower the risk of irregular heartbeat 12h Eating nuts can lower the risk of irregular heartbeat
Research has found that eating nuts at least three times a week was associated with an 18% reduced risk of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that's a major cause of stroke.
 Like Reply
 Images show what alcohol does to the heart 13h Images show what alcohol does to the heart
Researchers from Imperial College London found that out of 141 alcoholic cardiomyopathy patients, 13.5 per cent carry a mutation in the gene that is critical to maintaining heart muscle flexibility.
 Like Reply
 Does cannabis cure or treat cancer? 13h Does cannabis cure or treat cancer?
As it becomes legal in more places, new potential uses for marijuana are being discovered all the time, but experts warn that the public should be wary of claims that cannabis could cure cancer.
 Like Reply
 The majority of premature babies get antibiotics 13h Updated The majority of premature babies get antibiotics
Nearly 80 percent of low birth weight babies are given antibiotics, whether or not they have infections the drugs treat, raising their resistance risks, a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia study found.
 Like Reply
 Mother-of-two wins $25 million from Johnson & Johnson in talcum powder case 14h Updated Mother-of-two wins $25 million from Johnson & Johnson in talcum powder case
A California jury has ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay another $4 million to an Oregon mother-of-two who says that asbestos in the company's baby powder gave her mesothelioma.
 Like Reply
 Eating nuts can lower the risk of irregular heartbeat, a major cause of stroke, a new study finds 15h Updated Eating nuts can lower the risk of irregular heartbeat, a major cause of stroke, a new study finds
Research has found that eating nuts at least three times a week was associated with an 18% reduced risk of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that's a major cause of stroke.
 Like Reply
 Does cannabis cure or treat cancer? An expert answers one of the top patient questions today  17h Does cannabis cure or treat cancer? An expert answers one of the top patient questions today 
As it becomes legal in more places, new potential uses for marijuana are being discovered all the time, but experts warn that the public should be wary of claims that cannabis could cure cancer.
 Like Reply
 Mother-of-two wins $4 million from Johnson & Johnson in talcum powder case 17h Updated Mother-of-two wins $4 million from Johnson & Johnson in talcum powder case
A California jury has ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay another $4 million to an Oregon mother-of-two who says that asbestos in the company's baby powder gave her mesothelioma.
 Like Reply
 Yellow spots and thicker blood vessels in the eyes could be early warning signs for dementia 17h Updated Yellow spots and thicker blood vessels in the eyes could be early warning signs for dementia
EXCLUSIVE: Researchers from Queen's University, Belfast, find yellow spots and thicker blood vessels behind the eyes could be early warning signs of dementia, and say eye scans could detect it.
 Like Reply
 Do YOU always crave something sweet after a meal? Experts reveal why 18h Do YOU always crave something sweet after a meal? Experts reveal why
Dr Jen Nash, a clinical psychologist specializing in eating behavior, and nutritionist Fiona Hunter reveal the truth about those sweet cravings and how to get them under control for good.
 Like Reply
 Teenager 19 survived liver transplant and meningitis got diagnosed with CANCER and is recovering 19h Updated Teenager 19 survived liver transplant and meningitis got diagnosed with CANCER and is recovering
Sophie Houghton-Hinks, 19, from Poole was fortunate to receive a life-saving liver transplant only to then contract meningitis that left her brain scarred, following by cancer which spread all over her body.
 Like Reply
Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola19h Updated Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola
Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system, DR Congo says it can contain the deadly Ebola virus.
 Like Reply
 Mother battled 17 brain tumours to defy doctors who said she was terminal in 2015 19h Updated Mother battled 17 brain tumours to defy doctors who said she was terminal in 2015
Sue Nicklan, 54, a nurse from Chelford, Cheshire, battled 17 brain tumours with Gamma Knife radiation therapy after she had already fought off breast, lung and liver cancer.
 Like Reply
 Devastated widower has revealed the heart-wrenching lengths he took to wake his comatose wife 19h Updated Devastated widower has revealed the heart-wrenching lengths he took to wake his comatose wife
Rayan Cosme, from the Philippines, went from being overjoyed by the birth of his daughter to heartbroken when his wife Arlene Padawag-Cosme collapsed from a brain aneurysm days later.
 Like Reply
 Father-of-two, 37, reveals the harrowing effect of brain tumour he has been battling for eight years 20h Updated Father-of-two, 37, reveals the harrowing effect of brain tumour he has been battling for eight years
Gavin McMahon, 37, from Caterham, Surrey, was first diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2009, and since then has had numerous operations and bouts of radiotherapy to try to cure the condition.
 Like Reply
BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable20h BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable
5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.
 Like Reply
The Healing Edge: Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth20h The Healing Edge: Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth
In a bold experiment in fetal therapy, doctors in San Francisco treated a fetus with a severe, often fatal blood disorder. The child was saved, but the long-term prognosis is still uncertain.
 Like Reply
 Water-resistant sunscreen products dramatically lose effectiveness in sea water, tests show. 22h Water-resistant sunscreen products dramatically lose effectiveness in sea water, tests show.
A consumer group tested water resistance claims made by two popular sunscreens and found the sun protection factor (SPF) dropped by up to 59% after forty minutes in salt water.
 Like Reply
 The colours and patterns of your clothes provide clues about weight problems, a new study suggests. 23h The colours and patterns of your clothes provide clues about weight problems, a new study suggests.
Overweight people prefer clothes of certain colours and patterns, a study found. Overweight women prefer multicoloured and dot-patterned skirts while overweight en prefer black or white trousers.
 Like Reply
Smoking ban plan for Welsh playgrounds24h Smoking ban plan for Welsh playgrounds
A strengthening of laws to ban smoking in public places in Wales is being put forward.
 Like Reply
Ask Well: Is Shingles Contagious?24h Ask Well: Is Shingles Contagious?
People who have never had chickenpox are at risk for developing the illness if they come in contact with a shingles patient’s blisters.
 Like Reply
 The ten-point plan that cuts the risk of cancer by 40 per cent 25h Updated The ten-point plan that cuts the risk of cancer by 40 per cent
In the biggest analysis of its kind, experts warn junk food, ready meals and red meat should be eaten only in moderation in favour of a diet that is rich in wholegrains, fruit and vegetables.
 Like Reply
Why NHS costs just keep going up28h Why NHS costs just keep going up
Economists warn the NHS will need an extra 4% a year - £2,000 per UK household - for the next 15 years.
 Like Reply
On the top

Date settings

Today is Saturday, May 26, 2018

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept