16/05/2013Drinks high in sugar increase kidney stone risk
Drinking beverages high in sugar content such as fizzy drinks could increase the chance of getting kidney stones by 23%, according to a new study.
Drinks high in sugar may cause kidney stones
The...15/05/2013Breakthrough in pancreatic cancer research
The mystery surrounding how cancerous tumour cells feed themselves has reached a significant breakthrough following a study at NYU School of Medicine.
Eating nuts may prevent developing pancreatic cancer...15/05/2013Immunity holds key to women’s longevity
Women live longer than their male counterparts because their immune systems age more slowly, a Japanese study suggests.
White blood cells protect against disease and infection
The report, published in...14/05/2013Gut bacteria reverses obesity
A bacterium that lives in the gut has managed to reduce obesity in mice following a study in Belgium.
Two thirds of British men are considered obese
Researchers from the Catholic University of Louvain...14/05/2013Pollution could cause kidney problems
Heavy traffic pollution from vehicles could increase your chance of developing kidney problems, a US study has found.
Living near a main road may harm arteries
Researchers from America conducted a...13/05/2013Deadly novel coronavirus could be transmitted person to person
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a warning that the novel coronavirus is likely to be able to be passed from people in close contact.
The SARS virus that started in Asia killed 800 people
...13/05/2013Hearts rejuvenated by protein treatment
Hearts in ageing mice treated with protein showed a reduction in thickness and size, a recent US study showed.
Heart disease affects millions of people each year
The study, led by two Harvard...13/05/2013Diet linked to sleepiness and alertness
Levels of sleepiness and alertness in healthy adults are linked to the type of food they eat, a recent study suggests.
Work is one of the biggest factors of exhaustion
The results showed that...10/05/2013Breast cancer pain reduced by a positive social life
Sufferers of breast cancer have been shown to deal with the physical symptoms of the disease more effectively by having a good social life, according to a recent study.
Positive relationships with...10/05/2013Over 750 "never events" occur in hospitals in England
Over 750 patients in England’s hospitals have suffered highly avoidable mistakes over the past four years, reports the BBC.
Instruments were left inside patients 332 times
A BBC investigation...