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Avoiding accidents on ice

Avoiding accidents on ice

Posted Wed, 04 Jan 2012 03:40:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

With relatively warm temperatures, more accidents are occurring on ice. Now the National Drowning Prevention Alliance has provided hints on how to stay safe on bodies of frozen water.

Avoiding accidents on ice

Breast cancer and the environment

Breast cancer and the environment

Posted Sat, 10 Dec 2011 20:17:01 GMT by Ines Morales

A review of research on environmental risk factors for breast cancer. These days, all over the world and in the United States in particular, breast cancer is one of the most common health risks for women.

Breast cancer and the environment

The drawback of eating starch

The drawback of eating starch

Posted Sat, 10 Dec 2011 20:02:00 GMT by Ines Morales

The link between starch intake levels and risk for breast cancer recurrence. So many different factors go into the development of breast cancer: physiological changes; environmental factors; genetic predisposition.

The drawback of eating starch

Seaweed could help weight loss treatments

Seaweed could help weight loss treatments

Posted Fri, 09 Dec 2011 04:20:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

A drink made from brown algae helps people feel fuller and could be a vital tool in tackling the developed world's obesity epidemic.

Seaweed could help weight loss treatments

The ups and downs of anxiety

The ups and downs of anxiety

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:09:00 GMT by Michael Evans

A consideration of Anxiety - its signs and causes - its positive aspects and the treatment of sufferers.

The ups and downs of anxiety

Mediterranean diet tests prove health benefits

Mediterranean diet tests prove health benefits

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 20:00:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

It's long been believed that the olive oil rich diet of southern Europe has health benefits and a new study confirms that it's good for our hearts.

Mediterranean diet tests prove health benefits

Ban smoking in cars, say doctors

Ban smoking in cars, say doctors

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 18:39:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The British Medical Association says smoking in cars causes serious health issues and should be banned. The BMA has produced research to showing how smoking in vehicles exposes others to toxins from secondhand smoke.

Ban smoking in cars, say doctors

The Drawbacks of Antibiotic Overuse

The Drawbacks of Antibiotic Overuse

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 17:51:00 GMT by Ines Morales

New research on the drawbacks of antibiotic overuse. According to the findings, Americans have grown increasingly reliant on antibiotics to treat a range of ailments that could be just as easily cured in other ways.

The Drawbacks of Antibiotic Overuse

Early Detection of COPD could help prevent lung cancer

Early Detection of COPD could help prevent lung cancer

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 00:01:01 GMT by Angela Munro

Detection of COPD could allow for the early detection of lung cancer. The term COPD covers various diseases of the lungs which cause airway obstruction and narrowing. The most common are chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

Early Detection of COPD could help prevent lung cancer

Men, women and oral contraception

Men, women and oral contraception

Posted Tue, 15 Nov 2011 23:44:00 GMT by Ines Morales

New research on female use of contraceptives and its possible connection to male prostate cancer.

Men, women and oral contraception

A new technology to help combat breast cancer

A new technology to help combat breast cancer

Posted Wed, 09 Nov 2011 19:01:00 GMT by Ines Morales

The development of C-Path, a computerized diagnostic tool to help combat breast cancer. The full research paper will be published today in Science Transitional Medicine, outlining a breakthrough in the symptom diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

A new technology to help combat breast cancer

Screening could cut bowel cancer deaths by a quarter, says study

Screening could cut bowel cancer deaths by a quarter, says study

Posted Wed, 09 Nov 2011 18:19:01 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Bowel cancer deaths fell by 27 per cent after Scottish patients took part in a home screening test, a National Cancer body's annual conference heard.

Screening could cut bowel cancer deaths by a quarter, says study

The secrets of good sleep

The secrets of good sleep

Posted Fri, 04 Nov 2011 12:46:00 GMT by Ines Morales

Recent research on sleep disorders and their prevention. Sleeping problems - even sleep disorders - appear to be in the rise in our modern world, for a variety of reasons.

The secrets of good sleep

Red wine ingredient resveratrol may boost metabolism in men

Red wine ingredient resveratrol may boost metabolism in men

Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2011 20:27:00 GMT by Angela Munro

A study recently conducted shows that the chemical resveratrol found in red wine can improve the metabolism of obese men. A recent study, published in the scientific journal Cell Metabolism, tested the effects of the chemical resveratrol on 11 obese men over a 30 day period.

Red wine ingredient resveratrol may boost metabolism in men

Study shows $7 billion saving from using bikes for short journeys

Study shows $7 billion saving from using bikes for short journeys

Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2011 13:12:00 GMT by James Mathews

A research study has just been published in Environmental Health, a scientific journal, about the health benefits of cutting out short car trips. It stated that the biggest benefit to health came from replacing 50% of short car trips with bicycle trips instead during the six warmest months of the year.

Study shows $7 billion saving from using bikes for short journeys

Overweight teens wanting to lose weight are not properly informed

Overweight teens wanting to lose weight are not properly informed

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:31:00 GMT by James Mathews

America has the highest rate of obesity in the World and this is now beginning to even affect children. In Philadelphia's high schools roughly 14% of their students are deemed overweight and now Clare Lenhart, public health doctoral candidate, has led some research that shows that the majority of these teens do actually want to lose weight but their actions are often causing more harm than good.

Overweight teens wanting to lose weight are not properly informed

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Has the mosquito had its Day?

Posted Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:40:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.

Posted Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:51:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

On being the right size

Posted Sun, 06 Dec 2015 11:46:34 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Spider bites and necrosis!

Posted Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:37:00 GMT by JW Dowey

How AIDS moved from chimpanzees and, now, gorillas.

Posted Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:48:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

Posted Sun, 08 Feb 2015 11:10:35 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

Posted Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:11:07 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Cats spread parasites (and destroy wildlife.)

Posted Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Whale genes needed for age research

Posted Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:44:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Natural Human Lives

Posted Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Concern about radiation levels in Japanese food

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 23:43:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Tai Chi helps COPD sufferers, says report

Posted Wed, 08 Aug 2012 23:01:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Successful HIV vaccine on the horizon?

Posted Thu, 29 Sep 2011 10:19:01 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Yoga boosts women in recovery from breast cancer treatment

Posted Wed, 18 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:34:58 GMT by Michael Evans

World Tuberculosis Day - 24th March

Posted Sun, 24 Mar 2013 07:05:14 GMT by Michael Evans

New tool picks out smoke-hazard in atmosphere

Posted Mon, 16 May 2011 19:01:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

World Leprosy Day ~ 27th January 2013

Posted Sun, 27 Jan 2013 15:46:35 GMT by Michael Evans

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:03:01 GMT by Steve Humphreys

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Posted Sun, 21 Nov 2010 10:58:01 GMT by Lucy Brake