Study identifies previously unknown toxic by-products potentially present in drinking water

8 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Researchers at John Hopkins University have found that the most common method for disinfecting water can generate toxic by-products.
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Bavarian research network aims to develop new approaches against multi-resistant pathogens

8 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Developing fundamental new approaches against multi-resistant pathogens is the aim of the new Bavarian research network called New Strategies Against Multi-Resistant Pathogens...
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Toddlers exceeding 3 hours a day of screen time are at risk of unhealthy behaviors later on

8 minutes ago   |   News Medical

A team of researchers has found that young children who spend more than three hours a day watching screens are more likely to be physically inactive.
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Researchers develop new strategy to study childhood brain tumors

8 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Researchers are at work to find effective treatments to help young patients with brain tumors. Hundreds of brain organoids have been developed in the laboratories of the...
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Coronavirus conspiracy theories: Sorting fact from fiction as speculation reaches fever pitch

10 minutes ago   |   National Post

The outbreak of 2019-nCoV in China has led to a fever of a different sort on the internet, with a predictable rise in the number of outlandish theories about how the...
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Nearly 8k Nurses, Staff in 3-Day Strike vs Seattle Health System

16 minutes ago   |   Medscape

No talks are scheduled with Swedish Health; the union's local president portrays a health system that is whittling down the company's workforce at the expense of patient...
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Path Towards Better Anti-cancer Drugs

22 minutes ago   |   Medindia Health

New study gave fresh insights into an important human oncogene named cyclin-dependent kinase 8. Misregulated CDK8 is an important factor in the development of colon, breast and...
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Diabetes patients hit by glucose monitor shortage

22 minutes ago   |   BBC

Healthcare firm Abbott has been forced to apologise for failing to provide enough of the devices.
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Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

24 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Many diseases arise from abnormalities in our capillaries, tiny exquisitely branching blood vessel networks that play a critical role in tissue health.
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Heart attack, stroke and burns victims wait up to FIVE HOURS for an ambulance

Heart attack, stroke and burns victims wait up to FIVE HOURS for an ambulance

40 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

One in 16 seriously ill patients in England and Wales wait more than an hour for emergency services to arrive - 4,000 per week, a BBC investigation found.
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STI/HIV Sexual Risk Linked To Brain

STI/HIV Sexual Risk Linked To Brain

High rates of sexually transmitted infections increase the risk of HIV in young adult women in the United States. Read more ...

Families torn apart in scramble for flight out of Wuhan: Brit husband forced...

Families torn apart in scramble for flight out of Wuhan: Brit husband forced to leave Chinese wife

Jeff Siddle, 54, today told of his heartbreak of having to leave his Chinese wife behind in the deserted city of Wuhan - because Beijing won't allow her on tomorrow's British... Read more ...

British Airways suspends flights to mainland China amid growing coronavirus...

British Airways suspends flights to mainland China amid growing coronavirus crisis 

The airline has also suspended bookings on its website for direct flights from London to Beijing and Shanghai until March, after warnings over travel to the country due to the... Read more ...

NICU Babies Have a Higher Risk of Mental Health Issues in Later Life

NICU Babies Have a Higher Risk of Mental Health Issues in Later Life

Children who spend more time in a neonatal intensive care unit at birth have a greater risk of mental health issues later in life, regardless of their birth weight, reveals a... Read more ...

Protein Levels in Urine After Acute Kidney Injury may Predict Future Kidney...

Protein Levels in Urine After Acute Kidney Injury may Predict Future Kidney Function Loss

Proteinuria level is a valuable risk-stratification tool in the post-acute kidney injury period. A new study suggests there should be more widespread and routine quantification... Read more ...

Coronavirus transmission rates: Every ONE patient infects TWO to THREE other...

Coronavirus transmission rates: Every ONE patient infects TWO to THREE other people

A scientific analysis of the coronavirus outbreak has revealed that every person in Wuhan who contracts the disease spreads it to at least two or three other people. Despite... Read more ...

Cancer treatment with new drugs is lagging because NHS taked too long to...

Cancer treatment with new drugs is lagging because NHS taked too long to approve them

Increasing numbers of drugs have been licensed since 2000 to target new mutations in cancer but some are taking more than 20 years to reach NHS patients because of 'risk... Read more ...

Study: Consuming yogurt can help lower the risk of precancerous growths in...

Study: Consuming yogurt can help lower the risk of precancerous growths in men by 19 percent

Colorectal cancer, as the name implies, is a type of cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third... Read more ...

New research: Social media found to harm mental health, particularly in...

New research: Social media found to harm mental health, particularly in developing countries

For many people, social media provides the ultimate escape, an opportunity to peer into the daily lives of the rich and famous, or even just to see what their neighbors across... Read more ...

Trader Joe's Plant-Based Burgers Have 18 Grams of Protein - but How Do They...

Trader Joe's Plant-Based Burgers Have 18 Grams of Protein - but How Do They Taste?

In case you didn't hear, Trader Joe's just came out with their own version of plant-based burgers called Protein Patties. I'm always looking for quick, healthy, and delicious... Read more ...