Sunday, April 2, 2023
Breast Cancers

Drug That Prevents Half Of Breast Cancers Carries On Working

A drug that halves a woman's risk of breast cancer continues to work long after they stop taking it, say researchers. Anastrozole blocks the production...

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...
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...
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 been thought that women living longer...
Brain clue

Brain Clue To ‘Broken Heart’ Syndrome

Your heart can be damaged after a sad event and it may be your brain's doing, experts believe. Swiss researchers have been studying people with...
Malaria Vaccine

Global Fight Against Killer Diseases Seeks £11bn

A key fund which finances the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria is seeking fresh investment worth £11bn. It is being called "a decisive moment". The...
Cancer surpasses heart disease

Cancer Surpasses Heart Disease As Leading Cause Of Death In Many US Counties

An important transition is happening across the United States: Cancer was the leading cause of death in more counties in 2015 than 13 years...
Skin Rashes

Some Rashes Can Be Indicators Of Life-Threatening Diseases

Skin rashes can be symptoms of a variety of mild to serious conditions. Since many factors go into accurate diagnosis and treatment of rashes,...
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...

Type-2 Diabetes Signs ‘Detectable Years Before Diagnosis’

The warning signs of type-2 diabetes may be detectable 20 years before the disease is diagnosed, researchers say. Elevated fasting blood sugar levels and insulin...