Mother with varicose veins so painful she struggled to walk was refused NHS treatment TWELVE times

Mother with varicose veins so painful she struggled to walk was refused NHS treatment TWELVE times

15 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Shannon Hutchinson, 30, of Telford, Shropshire, claims she kept being 'fobbed off' by her GP. Eventually she paid for private treatment as her mental health was suffering.
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Drug used to treat high blood pressure could relieve Parkinson's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's

Drug used to treat high blood pressure could relieve Parkinson's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's

15 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

A study by the University of Cambridge found the hypertension medication felodipine reduced the toxic build-up of proteins in the brains of mice and zebrafish with these diseases.
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Maternal age has no effect on IVF success, conclude researchers

17 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Researchers have shown that maternal age may not influence the implantation potential of embryos in IVF or the likelihood of miscarriage.
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Weis Markets Issues Recall for Undeclared Egg Allergen In WQ Banana Puddin Ice Cream

21 minutes ago   |   FDA

Weis Markets today said it has issued a recall for its Weis Quality Banana Puddin Ice Cream since the product's ingredient label fails to list an egg allergen due to a supplier...
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Gene Therapy Benefits Infants With Rare Immunodeficiency Disease

Gene Therapy Benefits Infants With Rare Immunodeficiency Disease

23 minutes ago   |   Medindia Health

In infants with rare immunodeficiency disease, gene therapy was found to safely correct the immune systems, revealed a small clinical trial.
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Dietary omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of recurrent gout flare

29 minutes ago   |   Healio

The consumption of dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids via fish is associated with a lower risk for gout flares, whereas consuming omega-3s exclusively through...
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New study calls healthiness of eggs into question

29 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Victor W. Zhong and colleagues have published a study showing that the consumption of eggs is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.
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Prostate Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk

47 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Proscar and Avodart, prescribed for an enlarged prostate, were tied to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes.
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Living With Cancer: The Lifesaving Power in Stem Cells

47 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Liars and thieves should not be allowed to detract from legitimate scientific research that has made umbilical cord blood mystic in its regenerative powers.
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New Artificial Intelligence System May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

New Artificial Intelligence System May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

57 minutes ago   |   Medindia Health

Newly developed artificial intelligence system called FocalNet may help detect prostate cancer effectively, reveals a new study.
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Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus from her donor 

Rima Manomaitis, 29, from Pepperell, Massachusetts, received a double lung transplant in May 2017 to treat her cystic fibrosis, only to learn her donor had a dormant virus that... Read more ...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic'...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic' baked into them

Mondelēz Global recalled 13-ounce packs of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after customers found 'an unexpected solidified ingredient' and experienced choking and even dental injuries. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are conscious and aware, horrifying new science study reveals

If you're an organ donor, you might have chosen that status out of a sense of goodwill, thinking that medical personnel don't harvest your organs until after you're dead and... Read more ...

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Only 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy, which are sold nationwide, are part of the recall. Read more ...