Prostate Cancer Spit Test

Prostate Cancer Spit Test Is Trialled

A spit test to detect men at increased risk of prostate cancer has started early trials. The new DNA test looks for high-risk genes...
Heart Attack Woman

Smoking, Diabetes Increase Heart Attack Risk More In Women

Women who smoke, have diabetes or high blood pressure increase their risk of a heart attack more than men faced with the same risks,...
Flu

The Single Best Way To Prevent The Flu

With winter approaching, it won’t be long before flu season is in full effect. While getting the flu shot can help lower your chances...
Cancer Cell

Cancer: Breakthrough Treatments To Target Drug Resistance

The world's first drugs designed to stop cancer cells becoming resistant to treatment could be available within the next decade,...
Childhood Vaccine

Every Childhood Vaccine May Go Into A Single Jab

A technology that could eventually see every childhood vaccine delivered in a single injection has been developed by US researchers. Their one-shot solution stores the...
Aspirin

Mystery Solved: Aspirin Does Not Actually Contain Caffeine

When we have a headache, we're told that caffeine or an aspirin may help. What is the association between the two? Does one include...

Cheap Vaccines Prevent Cholera

A cheap oral vaccine has prevented cases of deadly cholera in a huge trial in Bangladesh.The infection is spread through contaminated food or water...
HPV vaccinations for American

HPV Vaccinations For American Teens Rise Slightly, CDC Says

The percentage of U.S. teenagers vaccinated against the human papillomavirus increased slightly in 2014, but the rate lags behind other immunizations, the Centers for...
Extra Baby Scan

Extra Baby Scan ‘Spots Brain Problems’

Detailed MRI scans should be offered to some women in pregnancy to help spot brain defects in the developing baby, say researchers. Ultrasounds are already...
Novartis

Novartis, Juno Face Production Hurdles For New Blood Cancer Drugs

As drugmakers including Novartis, Juno Therapeutics and Kite Pharma race to launch what may be the most effective treatments ever seen for leukemia and...