New blood test is 92% accurate at spotting signs of prostate cancer, study says

NEW BLOOD TEST IS 92% ACCURATE AT SPOTTING SIGNS OF PROSTATE CANCER, STUDY SAYS

When the 147 men who took part in the new blood test were given the standard PSA test, their positive results were only 14 per cent...

AI X-ray screening tool is twice as effective at discovering lung cancer as doctors 

AI X-RAY SCREENING TOOL IS TWICE AS EFFECTIVE AT DISCOVERING LUNG CANCER AS DOCTORS 

Artificial Intelligence could be used by doctors to help to detect lung cancer, a study has suggested. Technique would be more sensitive...

 
 
 
Scientists have found the most stressful time of the day down to the minute

SCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND THE MOST STRESSFUL TIME OF THE DAY DOWN TO THE MINUTE

The results are based on answers from 2,000 adults in the UK. They were also asked to rank the top 50 most stressful events in a typical...

Vaccine that fights off range of fungal infections is 100% effective at preventing severe infection

VACCINE THAT FIGHTS OFF RANGE OF FUNGAL INFECTIONS IS 100% EFFECTIVE AT PREVENTING SEVERE INFECTION

Aspergillus, Candida and Pneumocystis are those targeted by the shot tested by researchers at the University of Georgia. They cause...

 
 
 
Shamed anti-vaxxer Kate Shemirani is back on Twitter

SHAMED ANTI-VAXXER KATE SHEMIRANI IS BACK ON TWITTER

British anti-vaxxer giant Kate Shemirani was suspended from Twitter for peddling misinformation on the Covid virus and vaccines has...

Cashing in on Covid: Anthony Fauci is charging up to $100K for an HOUR of 'motivational speaking'

CASHING IN ON COVID: ANTHONY FAUCI IS CHARGING UP TO $100K FOR AN HOUR OF 'MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING'

The former White House Covid doctor commands between $50,000 and $100,000 for up to an hour's work, according to a listing by the agency...

 
 
 
Major hospital system in Florida STILL using pen and paper after cyberattack

MAJOR HOSPITAL SYSTEM IN FLORIDA STILL USING PEN AND PAPER AFTER CYBERATTACK

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, which serves 385,000 patients in 16 counties in North Florida and South Georgia, raised the alarm last...

Wearable button allows doctors to monitor discharged hospital patients remotely

WEARABLE BUTTON ALLOWS DOCTORS TO MONITOR DISCHARGED HOSPITAL PATIENTS REMOTELY

Created by Colorado-based BioIntelliSense, it can measure over 20 vital early signs of illness, including patients' heart rate, skin...

 
 
 
Using snus and dipping tobacco may raise the risk of Type 2 diabetes by 30 PERCENT

USING SNUS AND DIPPING TOBACCO MAY RAISE THE RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES BY 30 PERCENT

Researchers in Sweden looked at nearly 37,000 people, including 2,000 who used dipping tobacco. Researchers suggested the nicotine...

The eight superfoods that boost fertility in men AND women

THE EIGHT SUPERFOODS THAT BOOST FERTILITY IN MEN AND WOMEN

DailyMail.com found eight superfoods that can boost a person's fertility, and make them more likely to have a baby. Diet is an easy...

 
 
 
The sick reality: Drugs advertised on TV most have least benefit- Hopkins analysis of $6bn industry 

THE SICK REALITY: DRUGS ADVERTISED ON TV MOST HAVE LEAST BENEFIT- HOPKINS ANALYSIS OF $6BN INDUSTRY 

Johns Hopkins University researchers found that pharmaceutical giants funneled huge sums of money into advertising for prescription...

Scientists share simple seven-week strategy to lose nearly 8lbs

SCIENTISTS SHARE SIMPLE SEVEN-WEEK STRATEGY TO LOSE NEARLY 8LBS

Overweight and obese women in Norway who stuck to the strategy of HIIT exercises and a strict 6pm dinner cut-off for seven weeks lost...

 
 
 
How NHS doctor's £110,000 salary is dwarfed by European counterparts

HOW NHS DOCTOR'S £110,000 SALARY IS DWARFED BY EUROPEAN COUNTERPARTS

While Brits may grumble about how much GPs here earn, spare a thought for our neighbours across the continent where family doctors...

The brain scan that proves cold water really IS good for you 

THE BRAIN SCAN THAT PROVES COLD WATER REALLY IS GOOD FOR YOU 

The MRI image, taken from a volunteer in the UK study who was asked to take a five-minute dip in a 20C bath, shows changes in tiny...

 
 
 
Doctors should be able to prescribe patients MASSAGES, Reiki and reflexology, say MPs

DOCTORS SHOULD BE ABLE TO PRESCRIBE PATIENTS MASSAGES, REIKI AND REFLEXOLOGY, SAY MPS

EXCLUSIVE: The move would see more Brits offered 'complementary therapies' on the NHS to treat everything from anxiety and stress to...

Forget golf. here's six other ways to lose weight without breaking a sweat

FORGET GOLF. HERE'S SIX OTHER WAYS TO LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT BREAKING A SWEAT

Researchers yesterday had great news for anyone that loathes cardio - playing golf is good for you. But, there are plenty of ways to...

 
 
 
'Party-loving' graduate thought she had an ALCOHOL allergy - but her headaches were down to cancer

'PARTY-LOVING' GRADUATE THOUGHT SHE HAD AN ALCOHOL ALLERGY - BUT HER HEADACHES WERE DOWN TO CANCER

Izzy Fletcher, from Derby, began suffering from 'splitting' headaches and chest pain last March any time that she would have an alcoholic...

Why do my legs feel like I'm wearing lead boots? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

WHY DO MY LEGS FEEL LIKE I'M WEARING LEAD BOOTS? DR MARTIN SCURR ANSWERS YOUR HEALTH QUESTIONS

DR MARTIN SCURR: One of the most common causes of hot and stiff legs is type 2 diabetes, even when there are no signs of the condition.

 
 
 
'Sunshine vitamin' could lower your risk of developing diabetes, experts say 

'SUNSHINE VITAMIN' COULD LOWER YOUR RISK OF DEVELOPING DIABETES, EXPERTS SAY 

A review of clinical trials found that a higher intake of vitamin D pills was linked to a 15 per cent lower chance of developing type...

Doctors say golf is GOOD for you - and it might be even better than Nordic walking!

DOCTORS SAY GOLF IS GOOD FOR YOU - AND IT MIGHT BE EVEN BETTER THAN NORDIC WALKING!

Over-65s who took to the green had better blood sugar and blood lipid levels, than when they were asked to go walking, scientists from...

 
 
 



Study reveals some of the fundamental biology of p97 protein in...

The p97 protein is one of your body's best garbage disposers. It floats around in your cells looking for signals that a protein is past its shelf life and needs to be trashed. Read more ...

Newborn baby found in rubble as death tolls rises from earthquake

Rescuers continue to search for survivors trapped under collapsed buildings as the death toll rises from the powerful earthquake in Turkey and Syria. A newborn baby was among... Read more ...

Endoscopic procedure may be safe, successful treatment for lumbar spondylolysis

Endoscopic procedure may be safe, successful treatment for lumbar spondylolysis

Published results showed interlaminar percutaneous endoscopic pars decompression may be safe and successful among patients with stable lumbar spondylolysis and nerve root... Read more ...

Scientists discover new way to reduce progression of diabetic kidney disease

A new way to reduce progression of diabetic kidney disease, affecting 40% of people with diabetes, has been discovered by scientists. Read more ...

The worrying trend of Victoria's ‘under-vaccinated' filling COVID wards

Frontline Melbourne clinicians say many of the elderly COVID patients they are now treating were vaccinated, but haven't had a booster shot recently. Read more ...

UC researcher aims to develop better treatments for KRAS-mutated pancreatic...

Pancreatic cancer diagnoses are increasing more rapidly than any other cancer type while remaining one of the most deadly cancers. Read more ...

Do individuals with long COVID ever recover fully?

Researchers investigate the sociodemographic factors that contribute to the remission of long COVID. Read more ...

Hundreds of ‘priceless' orchids poached from Perth's Kings Park

Close to 1000 plants were stolen from Kings Park in Perth, leaving those who work there “devastated.” Read more ...

Aussie family injured after holiday home in New Zealand collapses

An Aussie family has been injured after their holiday home in New Zealand collapsed. Read more ...

AI can be a powerful tool to help identify lung nodules on chest X-rays

In a pioneering, randomized controlled study evaluating the effect of artificial intelligence -based software in real clinical practice, researchers found that AI significantly... Read more ...