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  • Top 10 Secrets About Stress and Health

    Top 10 Secrets About Stress and Health

    It’s no secret that stress is bad for your health.Everybody knows that “life stress events” — things like loss of a job, death of a loved one and getting divorced (or married) raise the risk of getting sick.All sorts of other life events…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 5:28pm -
  • Scientists Discover Major Cause Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Scientists Discover Major Cause Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Researchers have identified a prime culprit behind inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, an incurable disorder that causes abdominal pain, diarrhea and weight loss from malnutrition. The discovery also reveals a pathway to treatment, scientists report…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 3:30pm -
  • What Is CBD Oil and Why Do People Take It?

    What Is CBD Oil and Why Do People Take It?

    One of the most controversial drugs in America can’t even get you high. Derived from marijuana, CBD, or cannabidiol, could help treat a range of medical conditions, early research suggests — but its Schedule I status has made it hard to study, le…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 5:32pm -
  • In the Face of High Costs, DIYers Hope to Brew Their Own Insulin

    In the Face of High Costs, DIYers Hope to Brew Their Own Insulin

    Soon after Federick Banting discovered that insulin could be used to treat diabetes in 1921, he sold the patent to the University of Toronto for about a dollar. Banting received the Nobel prize because his discovery meant a life-saving drug could bec…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 5:52pm -
  • BPA Replacements Harm Reproductive Health in Mice

    BPA Replacements Harm Reproductive Health in Mice

    Twenty years ago, Patricia Hunt, a reproductive biologist at Washington State University in Pullman, revealed bisphenol A, a chemical in plastic, caused reproductive problems in mice. Soon “BPA” became a household term and “BPA-free” water bo…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • How Satellites Are Peering Into Public Health Issues

    How Satellites Are Peering Into Public Health Issues

    Scientists say they have a new way of measuring obesity — from space.Can those jokes — it doesn't have anything to do with individuals. Instead, researchers from the University of Washington took satellite maps of various U.S. cities and traine…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 5:30pm -
  • A Simple Blood Test Could Tell You the Time Inside Your Body

    A Simple Blood Test Could Tell You the Time Inside Your Body

    In life, timing is everything.Your body’s internal clock – the circadian rhythm – regulates an enormous variety of processes: when you sleep and wake, when you’re hungry, when you’re most productive. Given its palpable effect on so much o…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 3:40pm -
  • Men Are Attracted to the Scents of Fertile Women

    Men Are Attracted to the Scents of Fertile Women

    Body odor gets a bad rap, but a person’s fragrance doesn’t have to reek like teenage boys after sports practice. Some bodily smells are pleasant. And new research suggests they might appeal to more than our noses.Straight men find the smell of…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 7:15pm -
  • Gene Mutation Made Our Ancestors Better Long Distance Runners

    Gene Mutation Made Our Ancestors Better Long Distance Runners

    Humans aren’t as strong as lions, can’t run as fast as cheetahs and don’t see as well as owls. But there is one thing we are pretty good at: endurance running.Between 2 and 3 million years ago, our African ancestors adapted to a climate perio…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 7:15pm -
  • Technology Aims to Bring Us Longer Lives. How Ethical is That?

    Technology Aims to Bring Us Longer Lives. How Ethical is That?

    Life extension – using science to slow or halt human aging so that people live far longer than they do naturally – may one day be possible.Big business is taking this possibility seriously. In 2013 Google founded a company called Calico to de…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 3:07pm -

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  • Supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias: medical management
    Cardiac arrhythmia results in significant morbidity and mortality in the developed world and presents an ever-increasing economic burden on health services. Optimal heart rhythm management improves patients' quality of life, and the timely diagnosis…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Bradycardia pacing
    The number of patients with cardiac implantable devices for rhythm management has soared and the indications for their use have increased. This article aims to provide a practical review of pacemaker indications, and an overview of pacemaker function…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Chronic heart failure: epidemiology, investigation and management
    Heart failure (HF) is a clinical syndrome characterized by dyspnoea, fatigue and fluid retention accompanied by objective evidence of cardiac dysfunction. The syndrome affects around 2% of the adult population, men more commonly than women (<80 years…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Cardiomyopathies
    The cardiomyopathies are a heterogeneous collection of heart muscle disorders with diverse genetic and non-genetic aetiologies. The advent of molecular genetics and next-generation sequencing has transformed understanding of the mechanisms of disease…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias: interventional management
    Cardiac electrophysiology is the subspecialty of cardiology dealing with heart rhythm disorders, particularly the investigation and management of bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias, syncope and the prevention of sudden cardiac death. Recent techno…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Heart failure: classification and pathophysiology
    Heart failure (HF) is a clinical syndrome in which there are characteristic signs and symptoms (e.g. oedema, breathlessness, fatigue) resulting from an underlying abnormality of cardiac function. Understanding the cause of the cardiac dysfunction and…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
  • Management of sudden cardiac death
    Every medical graduate will encounter a case of sudden cardiac death (SCD) during their medical training and face the unpleasant task of disclosing the tragic news to the victim's family. Although most such deaths affect middle-aged and older individ…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 8:00pm -
  • Percutaneous pericardiocentesis
    Pericardiocentesis is a potentially life-saving emergency procedure most commonly performed for cardiac tamponade; in specific circumstances, it can also be performed to aid diagnosis. A subxiphoid approach without imaging guidance has been the techn…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 8:00pm -
  • Cardiac channelopathies
    Cardiac channelopathies are inherited cardiac disorders associated with potentially life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. They are caused by genetic mutations of ion channels that alter cardiac cell membrane potential and intracellular haemostasi…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 8:00pm -
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  • newToo much gluten while pregnant linked to increased diabetes risk for baby
    Experts warn against switching to a gluten-free diet because that may reduce intake of fibre, iron and B-vitaminsEating a high gluten diet when pregnant appears to be linked to an increased risk of having a child who develops type 1 diabetes, new res…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 6:30pm -
  • newRemoving faulty brain cells staves off dementia in mice
    Researchers say that when they swept away the senescent brain cells in mice, the outwards symptoms of their dementia vanishedPurging “zombie cells” from the brain could stave off the effects of dementia, a groundbreaking study has found.The resea…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • newThe medicinal cannabis panel is already failing children like my daughter | Tannine Clarry
    CBD oil is being treated as the option of last resort. This is simply no good to my four-year-old and many othersBefore I took the decision to try treating my daughter Indie with medicinal cannabis she was on a trial of a “traditional” pharmaceut…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 9:57am -
  • Air pollution linked to much greater risk of dementia
    Risk in over-50s increases by 40% where highest nitrogen oxide levels exist, study showsAir pollution may increase the chance of developing dementia, a study has suggested, in fresh evidence that the health of people of all ages is at risk from breat…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 6:30pm -
  • Take-up of MMR vaccine falls for fourth year in a row in England
    Proportion of children being immunised down to 91.2% as experts warn of measles riskThe proportion of children in England getting immunised for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) has fallen for the fourth year in a row, as uptake for a further nine out…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 9:45am -
  • 40,000 volunteers sought for largest ever UK study of depression
    Researchers are asking people who have suffered from depression and anxiety to provide DNA samples so they can look for common genesGenetic links to anxiety and depression are to be explored in the largest ever study into the issue, experts have anno…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 1:30am -
  • Midwives call for pregnancy weight targets after study highlights health risks
    Eating for two is a myth, say researchers, with weight gain linked to insulin resistanceMidwives should be given guidelines on how to advise expectant mothers about managing their weight, their professional body has said, reacting to research that su…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 7:16pm -
  • Cure for cocaine addiction in reach, say scientists
    Gene therapists have developed a stem cell implant that could help overcome addiction and prevent overdosesA radical gene therapy for drug addiction has been shown to dampen down cravings for cocaine and protect against overdoses of the substance tha…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 11:00am -
  • Could cold water swimming help treat depression?
    24-year-old who reduced her medication while swimming weekly in open water was drug-and symptom-free within four monthsA year ago, a 24-year-old woman with depression was given an unusual prescription by her doctor: a weekly swim in cold water.The pa…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 7:00am -
  • British vet wins top research award for breakthrough anaesthetic
    John Glen given 2018 Lasker award for discovery of propofol, now used in 90 countries, enabling millions of surgical operations every yearA British veterinarian has won America’s top biomedical research prize for his discovery of a new way to knock…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 12:10am -
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