Moderate drinking of coffee beneficial

Drinking coffee is “more likely to benefit health than to harm it” for a range of health outcomes, say researchers in The BMJ today.They bring together evidence… Read more..

Blood test can effectively rule out breast cancer, regardless of breast density

A new study published in PLOS ONE demonstrates that Videssa® Breast, a multi-protein biomarker blood test for breast cancer, is unaffected by breast density and can reliably… Read more..

Smoking thickens the heart’s walls and reduces function

According to the results, published in the journalCirculation: Cardiovascular Imaging, smoking thickens the heart wall, reducing pumping ability. Smoking is a major preventable cause of… Read more..

Globally, more than 2 billion people overweight or obese

Globally, more than 2 billion children and adults suffer from health problems related to being overweight or obese, and an increasing percentage of people die… Read more..

Old human cells rejuvenated in breakthrough discovery on ageing

A team led by Professor Lorna Harries, Professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Exeter, has discovered a new way to rejuvenate inactive senescent… Read more..

IUDs may have a surprising benefit: Protection against cervical cancer

Considered a safe and highly effective contraception method, intrauterine devices (IUDs) may also be quietly offering protection against the third-most common cancer in women worldwide.… Read more..

Suffering from binge eating disorder?

Binge eating disorder is the most common type of eating disorder in the United States. People with binge eating disorder often feel out of control and… Read more..

New hope for patients awaiting corneal transplants

New national research led by Jonathan Lass, MD of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center has found that… Read more..