Cancer Face Financial Distress

Medicare Recipients With Cancer Face Financial Distress

Older cancer patients in the U.S. often face high out-of-pocket costs that are a significant financial burden, according to a new study. Medicare, the federal...
Eczema

Preparing for Eczema this Autumn

Just as the seasons change, so does our skin and a common problem faced by people in Eczema. Most Eczema sufferers will find that...
Ebola Virus Particles

4 Infectious Diseases You Need To Know About

There are many infectious diseases you might catch during your lifetime. However, the most serious ones tend to come from outside the western world....
Viruses

Viruses ‘More Dangerous in The Morning

Viruses are more dangerous when they infect their victims in the morning, a University of Cambridge study suggests. The findings, published in PNAS, showed viruses...
FLU

Doctors To Millennials: Stay Home When You Have The Flu

The younger generation is more likely than older ones to go out when they have the flu – and more likely to make others...
Plague Traced Back To Bronze Age

Plague Traced Back To Bronze Age

Plague has been a scourge on humanity for far longer than previously thought, ancient DNA shows.Samples taken from the teeth of seven bodies contained...
Parkinson disease

Parkinson’s Disease ‘May’ Start In Gut

The brain disease Parkinson's may actually start in the depths of the digestive system, US scientists say. In their study, people whose appendix had been...
Diabetes

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...
Cheap drugs cut breast cancer

Cheap Drugs Cut Breast Cancer Deaths By 18%

Cheap drugs normally used to strengthen bone can cut deaths from breast cancer, research shows.A charity said it was one of the most important...
Smoking 'risk

Smoking ‘Risk Factor For Type 2 Diabetes’

Smokers who quit could lower their risk of type 2 diabetes in the long term, research suggests.The data, from almost six million people, adds...