Midwives should wait two minutes before clamping umbilical cord to save lives

MIDWIVES SHOULD WAIT TWO MINUTES BEFORE CLAMPING UMBILICAL CORD TO SAVE LIVES

The lives of 1,500 premature babies could be saved every year if midwives wait two minutes before clamping the umbilical cord, according...

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: How can I stop forgetting passwords? Does gum disease really cause heart attacks?

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: HOW CAN I STOP FORGETTING PASSWORDS? DOES GUM DISEASE REALLY CAUSE HEART ATTACKS?

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY answers questions about drinking coffee while intermittent fasting, whether bad teeth affect the heart and potential...

 
 
 
Could your loved have smiling depression? Alexandra Wilshaw did, so no one realised she was ill

COULD YOUR LOVED HAVE SMILING DEPRESSION? ALEXANDRA WILSHAW DID, SO NO ONE REALISED SHE WAS ILL

Alexandra Wilshaw, who was in her third year studying maths at Durham University, was discovered unconscious in her bedroom, having...

HEALTH NOTES: Michelle Obama gives followers the feel-good factor

HEALTH NOTES: MICHELLE OBAMA GIVES FOLLOWERS THE FEEL-GOOD FACTOR

Encouraging girls to follow inspirational women like Michelle Obama on social media could help protect their mental health, research...

 
 
 
Pioneering one-hour laser surgery replaces two painful procedures for gallstones

PIONEERING ONE-HOUR LASER SURGERY REPLACES TWO PAINFUL PROCEDURES FOR GALLSTONES

Surgeons at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust are using lasers to blast away stones before taking out the gallblader...

A 'life-changing' injectable drug can end the misery of migraines so why can't you get it on the NHS

A 'LIFE-CHANGING' INJECTABLE DRUG CAN END THE MISERY OF MIGRAINES SO WHY CAN'T YOU GET IT ON THE NHS

The NHS's spending watchdog for England and Wales refused to fund Aimovig, even though health chiefs in Scotland have already given...

 
 
 
App to test sperm count and quality by placing a glass slide under smartphone's camera

APP TO TEST SPERM COUNT AND QUALITY BY PLACING A GLASS SLIDE UNDER SMARTPHONE'S CAMERA

Danish-developed ExSeed uses the same software found in fertility clinics. It analyses the most common causes of male infertility -...

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: It's a curse of modern life to think we can buy happiness

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: IT'S A CURSE OF MODERN LIFE TO THINK WE CAN BUY HAPPINESS

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton declared rather dramatically on social media this week that he 'feels...

 
 
 
NHS will scrap paper prescriptions next month in bid to save £300m over two years

NHS WILL SCRAP PAPER PRESCRIPTIONS NEXT MONTH IN BID TO SAVE £300M OVER TWO YEARS

From November 18, all GP practices in England will switch to electronic prescribing - meaning patients will no longer have to hand...

76% of online orders for abortion pills come from states with bans

76% OF ONLINE ORDERS FOR ABORTION PILLS COME FROM STATES WITH BANS

A University of Texas at Austin study found that the vast majority of attempted orders for abortion pills online were placed in states...

 
 
 
Working out on an empty stomach before breakfast could help fight off type 2 diabetes

WORKING OUT ON AN EMPTY STOMACH BEFORE BREAKFAST COULD HELP FIGHT OFF TYPE 2 DIABETES

We're told to fuel up before hitting the treadmill. But a workout on an empty stomach could have 'profound' positive effects on our...

Identical twin nurses in Georgia delivered identical twin baby girls

IDENTICAL TWIN NURSES IN GEORGIA DELIVERED IDENTICAL TWIN BABY GIRLS

Identical twins Tori Howard and Tara Drinkard, were born at an Athens, Georgia, hospital 26 years before the pair of sisters, now nurses,...

 
 
 
Doctors slam popular genetic tests for sparking confusion and fear in patients

DOCTORS SLAM POPULAR GENETIC TESTS FOR SPARKING CONFUSION AND FEAR IN PATIENTS

Results of DNA tests can be misinterpreted by consumers, experts from Southampton University, Exeter University and Southampton Hospital...

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

CLEANING SUPPLIES MAY RAISE RISKS FOR LUNG DISEASES BY UP TO 38%, STUDY SUGGESTS

University of Versailles and Harvard University researchers found that nurses who use bleach and ammonium day-in and day-out faced...

 
 
 
Google gets green light to access FIVE YEARS' worth of sensitive patient data from NHS

GOOGLE GETS GREEN LIGHT TO ACCESS FIVE YEARS' WORTH OF SENSITIVE PATIENT DATA FROM NHS

The internet giant was handed hospital records of tens of thousands of patients up and down England in a deal signed last month. It...

Man has plaque build up on his tongue and suffers stinky breath due to rare kidney condition 

MAN HAS PLAQUE BUILD UP ON HIS TONGUE AND SUFFERS STINKY BREATH DUE TO RARE KIDNEY CONDITION 

The Japanese man was found to have high levels of chemical waste in his blood, signalling kidney failure, which reacted with mucus...

 
 
 
European drug regulators approve world's first Ebola vaccine after its 'success' in Congo

EUROPEAN DRUG REGULATORS APPROVE WORLD'S FIRST EBOLA VACCINE AFTER ITS 'SUCCESS' IN CONGO

The so-called Merck vaccine was approved his afternoon and is likely to get a full marketing licence from the European Commission within...

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

J&J RECALLS BABY POWDER AFTER FDA FINDS CANCER-CAUSING ASBESTOS IN A BOTTLE

Food and Drug Administration tests found 'sub-trace' amounts of asbestos, a contaminant linked to cancer in a bottle of Baby Powder....

 
 
 
Unborn baby girl who was overdue by three weeks strangled to death by umbilical cord

UNBORN BABY GIRL WHO WAS OVERDUE BY THREE WEEKS STRANGLED TO DEATH BY UMBILICAL CORD

Georgina Hardy, 26, and her boyfriend, Dave Squire, 26, from Clacton-on-Sea, were told their daughter, Rosie Melanie Joyce Squire,...

Bloated mother, 25, is mistaken for being pregnant due to a condition dubbed 'endo belly'

BLOATED MOTHER, 25, IS MISTAKEN FOR BEING PREGNANT DUE TO A CONDITION DUBBED 'ENDO BELLY'

Amelia Veitch, from Essex, suffers from endometriosis, which occurs when cells in the lining of the womb grow outside the uterus. It...

 
 
 



21 Best Toys & Gifts For 8-Year Old Boys And Girls, According To An Expert

21 Best Toys & Gifts For 8-Year Old Boys And Girls, According To An Expert

Age eight is a time to cultivate a child's creativity and encourage them to learn new skills. Dr. Lauren Gardner , a psychologist at the Center for Behavioral Health at Johns... Read more ...

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

Food and Drug Administration tests found 'sub-trace' amounts of asbestos, a contaminant linked to cancer in a bottle of Baby Powder. J&J faces 13,000 lawsuits over mesothelioma... Read more ...

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

University of Versailles and Harvard University researchers found that nurses who use bleach and ammonium day-in and day-out faced higher risks for lung diseases that are... Read more ...

Effective Treatment for High-need, High-cost Patients

Effective Treatment for High-need, High-cost Patients

In crisis and with nowhere else to turn, many patients with serious mental and physical health problems and substance use disorders-every year flock to emergency rooms... Read more ...

Exercising before Breakfast can Boost Your Health

Exercising before Breakfast can Boost Your Health

Is it better to exercise in the morning? Yes, working out before breakfast in the morning can offer a wide range of health benefits. So, hurry up, start exercising on an empty... Read more ...

New Revolutionary Method to Detect Life-threatening Tumors

New Revolutionary Method to Detect Life-threatening Tumors

Tumors that tend to grow or spread aggressively can be detected through this cheap method. This method has impeccable accuracy when it comes to identifying highly heterogeneous... Read more ...

Bad Breakups may Not Trigger Weight Gain from Emotional Eating: Study

Bad Breakups may Not Trigger Weight Gain from Emotional Eating: Study

People do not gain weight from emotional eating after a relationship breakup, reveals a new study. Read more ...

What's Causing Your Child's Meltdowns?

What's Causing Your Child's Meltdowns?

Does it feel like you're in a constant battle with your child? Are you dealing with frequent emotional outbursts - intense meltdowns, defiance, explosive anger, or... Read more ...

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can...

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can be used for cancer

Worsening UK shortages mean drugs in short supply will have to be given to NHS patients, rather than shipped abroad for higher profit. Yesterday exporting alprostadil was banned. Read more ...

High-fat, Low-carb Keto Diet may Affect Your Skin

High-fat, Low-carb Keto Diet may Affect Your Skin

Is keto diet good or bad? Eating ketogenic diets with very high-fat content may affect your skin. A new study highlighted that high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diets high in... Read more ...