Sudden Death Warning Over Faulty Heart Gene

An estimated 620,000 people in the UK have a faulty gene that puts them at risk of developing coronary heart disease or sudden death, and most are unaware, a charity has warned. The British Heart Foundation said the figure was 100,000 more than had been…

Stem Cells Could Restore Vision After Eye Disease

A new technique using stem cells can restore vision in mice that have end-stage eye disease, a condition that is thought to bring irreversible vision loss. Researchers used stem cells to grow new retina tissue in a lab, and then transplanted that tissue into mice…

Ending The Worry Of Cancer

Cancer is a disease that many people will worry about at some time. If there is a history of cancer in your family, then it is easy to worry about possibly being diagnosed with the disease in the future. There are ways of overcoming fear…

New Research Changes What We Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

New research suggests that what we thought we knew about the development of plaques and tangles, the hallmark of Alzheimer’s Disease, may be completely wrong. Every 66 seconds, someone in the U.S develops Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate…

Inability To Store Fat Safely Increases Diabetes Risk

Being unable to store excess fat safely in the body increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart attacks and strokes, Cambridge University research suggests. A study of 200,000 people showed that those with a variation in their genetic make-up were less likely to deposit…

Tooth Whitening At Home

If you yearn for a brighter smile, you might be considering one of the many tooth whitening kits available over the counter at drugstores and chain stores. These products come in a variety of forms, including stick-on strips, dissolving strips and gels, and tooth-shaped trays…

Helping Children Use Arms And Legs

When learning about a prosthetic, you need to first understand what it is as there are different sizes for adults and children. They are of the same concept, but the function is a little different due to the size, and most of the time, the…

Here’s Why You Crave Food After Mentally Taxing Tasks

Could the solution to post-study session cravings be a 15-minute jaunt on the treadmill? According to new research in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, short but strenuous workouts may curb the hunger pangs that tend to follow challenging cognitive tasks. For anyone who’s ever ordered Domino’s after pouring over…

1 2 3 13