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Thursday, November 21, 2019

LIFESTYLE

LIFESTYLE
Special immune cells offer hope for breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients who have a ‘special’ type of immune cell in their tumours have a higher chance of survival than those who do...

Lung injuries linked to vaping are most likely caused by toxic chemical fumes, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at lung biopsies from 17 patients...
Workout; Health & Wellness; Yoga

Travel stress is a feeling of mental strain and pressure related to travelling. Most people travel to release stress but for some travel could...

People with chronic heart conditions should avoid areas of heavy traffic congestion and consider wearing face masks, new guidelines recommend. Air pollution and environmental noise...
Computers could help fight disease by pairing patients with digital twins.

Advanced computer models could improve diagnosis and treatment of common diseases by linking patients with a “digital twin”, a study suggests. The technology could be...
Medical research finds metabolic origins of anorexia.

Anorexia is at least partly a metabolic disorder and not just psychiatric as previously thought, new research suggests. The genetic basis of anorexia nervosa overlaps...

Thirteen patients with complete paralysis can now perform everyday tasks after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands. Surgeons in Australia attached...
Microplastics, Health, Alastair Grant

A typical human may be ingesting five grams of microplastics every week – equivalent to the weight of a credit card. Research suggests people take...

Men born to mothers who experienced stress in early pregnancy may have reduced sperm counts as adults, new research suggests. Women who went through a...
Cannabis, Psychosis, Health, Mental Health

Smoking potent forms of cannabis greatly increases the risk of serious mental illness, a major study has found. Taking any version of the drug daily...