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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Harvard Medical School Scientists Pinpoint Critical Step in DNA Repair, Cellular Aging

A drug that reverses ageing, promotes DNA repair and could even help astronauts travel to Mars by reducing the impact of cosmic radiation, may be on the market in three years, scientists claim. Resea...

Cancer-stricken young mum, 30, dies just three days after giving birth to tiny 1lb baby af...

A married mother-of-two delivered her second child three months early when she was suddenly diagnosed with Stage IV skin cancer and died three days later. Danielle Janofsky and her husband of five ye...

CancerLocator Tool Aims to Non-Invasively Diagnose Cancer, Pinpoint Tissue of Origin

A computer-based blood test that detects cancer and locates where it is in the body, has been developed by researchers. Professor Jasmine Zhou from the University of California at Los Angeles, and he...

World-class birthing ‘rooms’ unveiled at new Coast hospital

Mothers say they feel unsupported in hospital maternity wards. The College of Midwives says the issues stem from understaffing. A lack of support and care in hospital maternity wards has left new mot...

Relay For Life Of Lawrence County To Honor Cancer Survivors And Caretakers

READY: Bendigo Relay for Life chairperson Teresa Jones, far left, with some of her Team Justice Bendigo team-mates, from left, Fiona Fitt, Leona Mitchell and Kara Chant. See your ad here. What's happ...

Prince Charles meets with London attack victims

The Edge Hill student hospitalised in the Westminster terror attacks has been visited by Prince Charles. The Prince of Wales paid the visit to Travis Frain, 19, after the politics student was injured...

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Authorizes BAVENCIO Injection For Intravenous Use by FDA- UDR (UDR)...

WASHINGTON -- The FDA today granted accelerated approval for the PD-L1 inhibitor avelumab (Bavencio) for treatment of metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). The action made avelumab, distributed by ...

Boffins reveal how to pour a perfect glass of wine with no drips. First step, take a diamo...

Raise a glass, friends, because the finest innovation in wine since the addition of cheese is here. The wine lovers at Brandeis University have designed a bottle that won't drip or dribble all over y...

Pregabalin found ineffective against sciatic pain

A drug commonly used to treat the painful condition sciatica is no more effective than a placebo, researchers have found. Key points: In its second year of listing, the drug's use was about 30 per ce...

I Felt Forced Into Formula Feeding By My Mother-In-Law

As a dedicated breastfeeding mom, I was in no hurry to wean my baby, so I didn't put too much thought into how it would go when he did inevitably stop breastfeeding. Call me naive, but despite warnin...

New measles case confirmed in Auckland

People who aren't sure if they're vaccinated against measles are being urged to contact their GP. Health officials say a person infected with the disease, who may have been contagious, was at Aucklan...

One Little Girl Beat The Deadliest Form Of Tuberculosis. She Is Very Lucky.

New Delhi: Rise of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis threatens to derail the progress made by nations, including India. India is also among the six countries that account for 60 per cent of the total ...

UNAIDS tasks Nigeria on reduction of HIV-associated TB deaths

CHENNAI: The Tami Nadu government must bring a new law to override the Union government's recent bill on rights of people with HIV and AIDS, the Tamil Nadu Networking People with HIV/AIDS has demande...

The secret to staying young

Reversing the damages caused to our body by ageing is arguably one of medicine's Holy Grail. Researchers have now come a step closer to reaching this goal, by identifying a compound that could repair...

Endometriosis: Health system ‘oblivious to suffering’ of one in 10 women affec...

BROOKLYN - A doctor at Kings County Hospital is raising awareness about the symptoms of endometriosis. March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. That's why Dr. Jed Cutler, an OBGYN at Kings County Hosp...

India has a drug-resistant tuberculosis crisis but lacks the right tools to detect cases

Experts are warning today that the effectiveness of new drugs in treating tuberculosis (TB) could be lost without real efforts to support their introduction. A report* published today in The Lancet R...

Truth about oral health habits

Gum disease is one of the most widespread diseases in America, affecting 85% of all US adults. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 23, 2017. 82% of adults are unaware of the dangers that infectious bacteria p...

New measles case has been confirmed in Auckland

Aucklanders are being warned to watch out for measles symptoms after a new discovery of the highly contagious virus. In the new case, the infected person visited several public places before they wer...

Pregabalin said to have same effect on sciatica as placebo capsules

Millions of back pain sufferers are being prescribed a drug that does nothing to ease their suffering, according to new research. In a study of more than 200 patients, pregabalin – originally markete...

An alcoholic tipple a day could PREVENT you having a heart attack – but there’...

Alcohol, in moderation, has a reputation for being healthy for the heart. Drinking about a glass of wine for women per day, and two glasses for men, is linked to a lower risk of heart attack, stroke ...