Heart Disease

History Of Gallstones May Signal Higher Risk Of Heart Disease

People who have had gallstone disease are more likely than others to develop coronary heart disease, according to a large analysis of past studies. Hardened...
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...
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...
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Huge Study Of Diabetes Risk Shows Many Common Genes At Play

A study examining the genes of more than 120,000 people from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas has offered the clearest picture yet of...

Learning About Glomerulonephritis

GlomerulonephritisAmong the common causes of kidney disease is glomerulonephritis. This condition occurs when inflammation of the glomeruli causes kidney failure. People with...
Heart disease gene

Heart Disease Gene ‘Found in Women’

Scientists have identified a gene that puts women at higher risk of heart disease, an early study suggests.The work showed that women who had...
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6 Killer Signs That You Have Gum Disease

One in four people in the world now suffer from gum disease. For a long time, people have ignored their poor dental hygiene. Many...
Malaria

Malaria Experts Fear Disease’s Resurgence

For the first time in 10 years, global malaria cases are no longer falling, sparking concerns about a resurgence of the too often deadly...
South Korea Reports New Mers Case

South Korea Reports New Mers Case After Four-Day Pause

South Korea has reported a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), the first after a four-day break in infections.A total of 183...
Alzheimer Risk

Alzheimer’s Risk ‘Different In Women And Men’

Scientists say they may have discovered why more women than men have Alzheimer's disease and dementia. It has always...