Birth Test

Premature Birth Test Being Trialled

Scientists are trialling a blood test that may predict whether a pregnant woman will give birth prematurely. Preliminary results, published in the journal Science,...
Beats Terminal

‘Remarkable’ Therapy Beats Terminal Breast Cancer

The life of a woman with terminal breast cancer has been saved by a pioneering new therapy, say US researchers. It involved pumping 90...
Chewing Gum

Chewing Gum While Walking May Have Health Benefits

Many studies have examined the health effects of chewing gum while at rest. But a new study conducted by Dr. Yuka Hamada and colleagues at Waseda University...
Cigarette Smoke

Cigarette Smoke Chemicals Could Be In Non-Smoking Air

The study sheds light on the little-understood chemicals left behind years after a cigarette has been put out. Cigarette smoke chemicals can contaminate indoor spaces where...
Diabetes

Diabetes Is Actually Five Separate Diseases, Research Suggests

Scientists say diabetes is five separate diseases, and treatment could be tailored to each form. Diabetes - or uncontrolled blood sugar levels - is...
Millennials Brush Teeth

One-Third Of Millennials Brush Teeth Just Once A Day, Study Shows

Millennials may be successful in many ways, but they are failing when it comes to cleaning their teeth, a new study shows. Research commissioned by...
Fruit Teas

Sipping Acidic Fruit Teas Can Wear Away Teeth, Says Study

Sipping acidic drinks such as fruit teas and flavoured water can wear away teeth and damage the enamel, an investigation by scientists has shown. The...
Ultra-Processed Foods

Ultra-Processed Foods ‘Linked To Cancer’

A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers. They classified foods including cakes, chicken nuggets and mass-produced bread as...
Food Influence Cancer

Food May Influence Cancer Spread

There is mounting evidence the food on your plate can alter cancer's growth and spread, say Cambridge scientists. Animal research, published in the journal Nature,...
Fish Oil Pills

Fish Oil Pills Don’t Prevent Heart Attacks, A Study Finds

Fish oil supplements don't help prevent heart disease or heart attacks, even for people at high risk. That’s the conclusion of an extensive analysis published...