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Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen writes about health and wellness for publications like WebMD, AARP, Shape, Woman’s Day, Arthritis Today and Costco Connection among others. He graduated from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
NHS screening

NHS Screening ‘Needs To Fit With Busy Lives’

There needs to be easier access to NHS screening programmes in England, including evening and weekend clinics, to increase uptake, a review says. The report...
The Placenta

Soot Pollution Particles ‘Cross The Placenta’

Particles of black carbon - or soot - can cross the placenta, a study has found. The Nature Communications research is the first direct evidence...

Signs Of A Slowdown In New Type 2 Diabetes Cases

The number of new cases of type 2 diabetes could be stabilising, or even falling, a study suggests. The analysis looked at 47 studies from...
Hookah Smoking

What Are The Health Risks Associated With Hookah Smoking?

In recent decades, smoking tobacco through a water pipe, or hookah, has gained popularity worldwide, including in the U.S. – especially among young adults....
Mosquito Diseases

Mosquito Diseases You Need To Know About

Few of us will forget the Zika virus epidemic of 2016, which resulted in hundreds of infants being born with birth defects after their...
Vaginal bacteria

Vaginal Bacteria Linked To Ovarian Cancer

Having too few "friendly" vaginal bacteria may increase a woman's chance of ovarian cancer, and swabs can be used to spot this, say researchers....
Chester hospital baby deaths

Chester Hospital Baby Deaths Probe: Nurse Lucy Letby Rearrested

A nurse has been rearrested by police investigating the deaths of babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital's neo-natal unit. Lucy Letby was first arrested...
Large Ebola outbreaks

Large Ebola Outbreaks New Normal, Says WHO

The world is entering "a new phase" where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a "new normal", the World Health Organization has...
Dark Chocolate

Why Scarlett Johansson’s Trainer Says Dark Chocolate Is The Perfect Pre-Workout Snack

One of the worst things you can feel before a workout is hungry. You're stuck with an impossible choice: whether to suck...
Gene-Modified Viruses

Gene-Modified Viruses Rescue Patient From Drug-Resistant ‘Superbug’

Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" only when they've run out of options, in part because it's difficult to...