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Could the puzzle around fatal blood diseases be uncovered

Could the puzzle around fatal blood diseases be uncovered?

Scientists are closer to uncovering the mystery surrounding a group of fatal blood diseases known as myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). According to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre,...
The power of ultrasound: detecting vascular disease symptoms

The power of ultrasound: detecting vascular disease symptoms

Researchers have found that by conducting ultrasound before a patient develops symptoms could improve early detection of diseases in blood vessels, such as identifying...
Breakthrough findings suggest many brain disorders are genetically related

Breakthrough findings suggest many brain disorders are genetically related

The international ‘Brainstorm Consortium’ has conducted the first ever global study, finding a significant correlation of certain brain disorders to be genetically linked. Through analysing...
Could osteoporosis be linked to development of dementia

Could osteoporosis be linked to development of dementia?

In almost 60,000 patients, the risk of dementia could be linked to osteoporosis, according to an investigation by the Epidemiology Team of IQVIA, Frankfurt,...
Cardiovascular disease related to Type 2 diabetes can be vastly reduced

Cardiovascular disease related to Type 2 diabetes can be vastly reduced

Thoroughly constructed treatment and abstaining from cigarette consumption can greatly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease that results from Type 2 diabetes. According to a...
Could screening open up more treatment options for cancer patients?

Could screening open up more treatment options for cancer patients?

New findings from Public Health England (PHE) suggests that the way cancer patients are diagnosed may affect their treatment options. The data explains how cancer patients...
Cases of measles in adults and children hit record high in the European region

Cases of measles in adults hit record high in the European region

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in the first six months of 2018 there were over 41,000 cases of measles in adults and...
HPV oral infection rates lower than expected, according to England Study

HPV oral infection rates lower than expected, according to England study

A new study reveals that rates of high risk HPV oral infection are lower than expected, and that smokers and individuals who are more...
Aerobic exercise reduces symptoms of chronic kidney disease

Aerobic exercise reduces symptoms of chronic kidney disease

12 weeks' worth of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, a new study has...
Most deprived bowel cancer patients have more emergency hospital visits

Most deprived bowel cancer patients have more emergency hospital visits

Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have a 13% higher proportion of emergency hospital admissions before diagnosis than patients in least...
Cannabis could be used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases

Cannabis could be used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases

New findings suggest an ingredient in marijuana could mimic the body’s inflammation off-switch, potentially leading to a new drug targeting different types of bowel...
Stroke-related death rates in Europe on the decline

Stroke-related death rates in Europe in decline

New research published in the European Heart Journal has shown stroke-related death rates are declining overall in Europe, but in some countries the decline...

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