New robotic material that is MORE sensitive than human skin could revolutionise prosthetic limbs

NEW ROBOTIC MATERIAL THAT IS MORE SENSITIVE THAN HUMAN SKIN COULD REVOLUTIONISE PROSTHETIC LIMBS

A research team, including members of the faculty at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have been working on replicating the experience...

Pressure grows on the government to ban energy drinks for children

PRESSURE GROWS ON THE GOVERNMENT TO BAN ENERGY DRINKS FOR CHILDREN

Professor Russell Viner, the president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, has warned children should be banned from...

 
 
 
Latest stop smoking campaign includes an online guide to where your nearest e-cigarette shop is

LATEST STOP SMOKING CAMPAIGN INCLUDES AN ONLINE GUIDE TO WHERE YOUR NEAREST E-CIGARETTE SHOP IS

Public Health England's latest ‘stop smoking' campaign includes a new website that directs people to an online guide to e-cigarette...

Eating gluten during pregnancy doubles the risk of children getting Type 1 diabetes, study finds

EATING GLUTEN DURING PREGNANCY DOUBLES THE RISK OF CHILDREN GETTING TYPE 1 DIABETES, STUDY FINDS

A study of 63,500 women worldwide found that the more gluten-rich foods they ate during pregnancy, the higher the chance that their...

 
 
 
Hope for an Alzheimer's cure after scientists discover why studies have failed to find a solution

HOPE FOR AN ALZHEIMER'S CURE AFTER SCIENTISTS DISCOVER WHY STUDIES HAVE FAILED TO FIND A SOLUTION

Researchers from King's College London claim that drug developers should target a little-known protein that causes the characteristic...

Walking for 35 minutes a day could halve elderly people's risk of a severe stroke, study claims

WALKING FOR 35 MINUTES A DAY COULD HALVE ELDERLY PEOPLE'S RISK OF A SEVERE STROKE, STUDY CLAIMS

A study by scientists at Gothenburg University found that stroke victims who had regular 35-minute walks before being struck were twice...

 
 
 
Playing video games like can reduce lower back pain by 30 percent, study reveals 

PLAYING VIDEO GAMES LIKE CAN REDUCE LOWER BACK PAIN BY 30 PERCENT, STUDY REVEALS 

In the study, researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia conducted a control trial of 60 participants aged 55 and over,...

Syphilis rates soar across the US - with cases up by 50 percent in hot spots for the STD 

SYPHILIS RATES SOAR ACROSS THE US - WITH CASES UP BY 50 PERCENT IN HOT SPOTS FOR THE STD 

In 2017, the US had record-setting rates of syphilis for the fourth year in the row. Certain cities and counties - including several...

 
 
 
NHS pays £100,000 a day to compensate people scarred for life in hospital errors

NHS PAYS £100,000 A DAY TO COMPENSATE PEOPLE SCARRED FOR LIFE IN HOSPITAL ERRORS

Figures from NHS Resolution have revealed the health service has paid out £315 million in compensation claims in the past eight years,...

More than a third of college freshmen have a mental health disorder

MORE THAN A THIRD OF COLLEGE FRESHMEN HAVE A MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER

Across eight countries, 35 percent of college freshmen are struggling with diagnosable depression, anxiety or another mental health...

 
 
 
Emotionally stable introverts spend MORE during the holidays, study reveals 

EMOTIONALLY STABLE INTROVERTS SPEND MORE DURING THE HOLIDAYS, STUDY REVEALS 

The more moderated your emotions and the less extroverted you are, the more likely you are to splurge on holiday food, fun, travel...

Two thirds of Americans have cut down on meat to protect their health, survey reveals 

TWO THIRDS OF AMERICANS HAVE CUT DOWN ON MEAT TO PROTECT THEIR HEALTH, SURVEY REVEALS 

The majority of Americans claim that they are buying and eating less meat, having meatless meals and rationing portions in order to...

 
 
 
Charity calls on the NHS to give all children with cancer a £1 jetlag supplement

CHARITY CALLS ON THE NHS TO GIVE ALL CHILDREN WITH CANCER A £1 JETLAG SUPPLEMENT

Children with Cancer UK is urging the health service to provide melatonin on top of youngsters' existing chemo or radiotherapy. The...

Plastic surgeon who did Snooki and Angelina's breast augmentations insists they are NOT the same

PLASTIC SURGEON WHO DID SNOOKI AND ANGELINA'S BREAST AUGMENTATIONS INSISTS THEY ARE NOT THE SAME

Celebrity plastic surgeon Dr John Paul Tutela, who performed breast augmentations on Jersey Shore stars Angelina Pivarnick and Nicole...

 
 
 
Doctor disciplined by California medical board for menopause therapy

DOCTOR DISCIPLINED BY CALIFORNIA MEDICAL BOARD FOR MENOPAUSE THERAPY

Dr Prudence Hall was put on probation for four years after the Medical Board of California found her guilty of gross negligence and...

Chrissy Teigen: 'Eating PLACENTA prevented postpartum depression'

CHRISSY TEIGEN: 'EATING PLACENTA PREVENTED POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION'

The 32-year-old, who gave birth for the second time to son Miles Theodore in May, told CBS that she felt much happier this time, and...

 
 
 
Doctors are putting babies' lives at risk from meningitis and sepsis, report finds

DOCTORS ARE PUTTING BABIES' LIVES AT RISK FROM MENINGITIS AND SEPSIS, REPORT FINDS

Parents in the UK are too often told their children have ‘trivial infections' - but these can quickly become life-threatening, the...

The unusual $8 item celebrities wear on the red carpet to prevent wardrobe malfunctions 

THE UNUSUAL $8 ITEM CELEBRITIES WEAR ON THE RED CARPET TO PREVENT WARDROBE MALFUNCTIONS 

A stylist to the stars has shared a very handy trick when it comes to avoiding dreaded sweat stains while walking the red carpet.

 
 
 
An apple-shaped figure could raise a woman's risk of brain damage

AN APPLE-SHAPED FIGURE COULD RAISE A WOMAN'S RISK OF BRAIN DAMAGE

Researchers from the University of California, Riverside, found that obese male mice, who store fat on their fronts, have more inflammation...

Cafes, restaurants and takeaways could be forced to put calorie counts on their menus

CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAYS COULD BE FORCED TO PUT CALORIE COUNTS ON THEIR MENUS

Some chain restaurants like McDonald's and Wetherspoons already include calorie counts on their menus but the UK Government is considering...

 
 
 



Latest stop smoking campaign includes an online guide to where your nearest...

Latest stop smoking campaign includes an online guide to where your nearest e-cigarette shop is

Public Health England's latest ‘stop smoking' campaign includes a new website that directs people to an online guide to e-cigarette sellers in their area. Read more ...

Eating gluten during pregnancy doubles the risk of children getting Type 1...

Eating gluten during pregnancy doubles the risk of children getting Type 1 diabetes, study finds

A study of 63,500 women worldwide found that the more gluten-rich foods they ate during pregnancy, the higher the chance that their child would develop the condition by the age... Read more ...

New food model sweeping Los Angeles aims to address poverty and waste management

New food model sweeping Los Angeles aims to address poverty and waste management

Los Angeles is trying to solve two big problems at the same time and it seems to be working. A new food model, one that sees free food markets in communities in need, is taking... Read more ...

Here's What You Need to Know About the Calorie Counts on Your Apple Watch

Here's What You Need to Know About the Calorie Counts on Your Apple Watch

There are few things more satisfying than getting in some steps or a tough workout and instantly finding out how many calories you burned. If you're obsessed with checking your... Read more ...

You Can Engineer Your Workouts to Burn More Calories, Based on Your Period

You Can Engineer Your Workouts to Burn More Calories, Based on Your Period

There are a lot of things that can affect your metabolism. Age, genetics, and diet play a role, of course, but for women looking to maximize their calorie burn, there's another... Read more ...

Doctors are putting babies' lives at risk from meningitis and sepsis, report...

Doctors are putting babies' lives at risk from meningitis and sepsis, report finds

Parents in the UK are too often told their children have ‘trivial infections' - but these can quickly become life-threatening, the Meningitis Research Foundation said. Read more ...

Surgeon insists he did nothing wrong when he wrongly removed a woman's...

Surgeon insists he did nothing wrong when he wrongly removed a woman's healthy kidney

Dr Scott Baker of South Dakota is being sued by his patient Dena Knapp, who claims his medical error in 2016 left her with stage three kidney disease, depression and chronic... Read more ...

Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018

Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018

Doctors rank their top hospitals in an annual survey by Medscape. Read more ...

What's Happening To Christine Blasey Ford Is Why Women Don't Report Sexual...

What's Happening To Christine Blasey Ford Is Why Women Don't Report Sexual Assault

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has had to go into hiding following after detailing sexual assault claims against Kavanaugh Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is being victimized all over... Read more ...

Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

Researchers found that a daily dose of aspirin didn't prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia. Read more ...