Monday, 27 March 2017


01/19/2017 - 02:08

President-elect Donald Trump has promised "insurance for everyone" as Republicans draw up a replacement for the Affordable Care Act.

01/16/2017 - 08:10

Artificial intelligence can predict when patients with a heart disorder will die, according to scientists. The software learned to analyse blood tests and scans of beating hearts to spot signs that the organ was about to fail.

01/16/2017 - 08:08

Twenty-nine-year-old Johanna Watkins from Minnesota cannot kiss her husband Scott, or even spend time in the same room as him. She suffers from Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, a rare disorder of the immune system, which means she is allergic to almost everything, including her husband's scent.

01/13/2017 - 03:19

The effect of constant stress on a deep-lying region of the brain explains the increased risk of heart attack, a study in The Lancet suggests. In a study of 300 people, those with higher activity in the amygdala were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease - and sooner than others.

01/13/2017 - 03:17

The deadly spread of cancer around the body has been cut by three-quarters in animal experiments, say scientists. Tumours can "seed" themselves elsewhere in the body and this process is behind 90% of cancer deaths. The mouse study, published in Nature, showed altering the immune system slowed the spread of skin cancers to the lungs.

01/13/2017 - 03:15

A urine test that can reveal how healthy your meals are has been developed by UK scientists. They think it could be used to improve nutritional advice or in weight loss because people are notoriously bad at recording their own eating habits.

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