Health

‘Inequality’ the reason for measles outbreak rocking NZ: Ardern

This post was originally published on this siteWellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has blamed inequality in access to health services, particularly among the country’s

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Simple blood test could help millions of Australians lose weight

This post was originally published on this siteA simple blood test could be the key to help millions of Australians lose weight, as nutrition experts increasingly turn to DNA testing to tailor

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Teen Goes Deaf and Blind After Eating Nothing But Processed Foods

This post was originally published on this siteWhen I was kid, my father was fond of telling me that failing to eat every one of the vegetables my mom put in front of me at dinner would result in

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Two jabs a year could replace daily statins pill

This post was originally published on this siteA twice-yearly jab could soon replace statins for hundreds of thousands of people after a trial found that it halved levels of so-called

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Microplastics turning up in human stool

This post was originally published on this siteBy Linda Carroll. (Reuters Health) – Tiny bits of plastic may be getting into our bodies via the air we breathe and the food we eat, a new

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Getting the right amount of sleep can lower heart attack risk

This post was originally published on this siteToo much or too little sleep can increase the risk of heart disease. However, for individuals with genetic predispositions to cardiovascular

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Teen’s Junk Food Diet Caused Him to Go Blind, Doctors Say

This post was originally published on this siteA teen who ate nothing but fries, chips and other junk food for years slowly went blind as a result of his poor diet, according to a new report of

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‘Game changer’ jab could replace statins and halve bad cholesterol for millions of Britons

This post was originally published on this siteA “phenomenal” jab given twice yearly to cut cholesterol could replace statins for millions of Britons. A landmark study has found that

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Transplanting kidneys from patients with hepatitis C could be SAFE, trial finds

This post was originally published on this siteTransplanting kidneys from sufferers with hepatitis C might be SAFE: Trial finds 53 individuals stayed freed from an infection after receiving the

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A flu shot could help residents with hypertension cut mortality risk by 18%

This post was originally published on this siteA vaccination during flu season can lower the risk of death by 18% in individuals with high blood pressure, according to research presented Saturday

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