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New screening technique could pick up twice as many women with ovarian cancer

New screening technique could pick up twice as many women with ovarian cancer

A new screening method can detect twice as many women with ovarian cancer as conventional strategies, according to the latest results from the largest trial of its kind.

A Beginner’s Guide to Vaser Lipo Surgery

The very mention of liposuction is usually enough to bring to mind rather brutal images of harsh surgical procedures, which although effective have long been less-than ideal for a multitude of reasons.

Tips on coping with tinnitus

For many people, the onset of tinnitus can really have a debilitating impact on their lives. Although there is no established cure for tinnitus, as its causes can be so varying, there are ways to make it easier to cope with.

Run into summer with Aldi Specialbuys Range

Run into summer with Aldi Specialbuys Range

With summer fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to get running, and you can now jog in comfort and style thanks to Aldi Specialbuys Running range, in stores 16th April and available while stocks last.

New images of the brain show the forgetful side effect of frequent recall

New images of the brain show the forgetful side effect of frequent recall

A study by the MRC (Medical Research Council) Cognition and Brain Sciences unit in Cambridge has shown how intentional recall is beyond a simple reawakening of a memory; and actually leads us to forget other competing experiences that interfere with retrieval.

Almost half of Brits have increased efforts to monitor the amount of sugar in their diet compared to a year ago

Almost half of Brits have increased efforts to monitor the amount of sugar in their diet compared to a year ago

As the debate surrounding the potential dangers of sugar and how to tackle this issue continues to rage, new research from Mintel finds a significant 46% of Brits have taken at least one course of action to monitor or reduce their sugar intake in the last year.

Babies with more frequent eye movements are more likely to develop ASD

Babies with more frequent eye movements are more likely to develop ASD

Researchers funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) have found that babies who move their eyes more often than their peers at the age of six months are more likely to meet criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as children.

Children ‘bored’ of healthy food

Most parents will attest that getting kids to eat healthily can be like nailing jelly to the ceiling. But with childhood obesity on the rise, it’s become even more important to find creative ways of improving children’s diets.

BMA House gets hearts & meetings pumping for wear Red Day

BMA House gets hearts & meetings pumping for wear Red Day

The BMA House event’s team will be spreading the love in support of National Heart Month this February encouraging ‘fitter meetings & conferences’ at the central London medical venue.

Experts help to bust the myths on cold and flu home remedies

Experts help to bust the myths on cold and flu home remedies

We all have a faithful home remedy or two that we believe can help soothe cold and flu symptoms when we are feeling under the weather.

Study reveals new challenges faced by MS patients

Study reveals new challenges faced by MS patients

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients are less able to regulate their emotions and have a poorer quality of life than people who don't have the disease, according to research carried out at the University of Aberdeen.

Cut out cooked calories

Cut out cooked calories

Whilst ‘those in the know’ have been touting the benefits of eating raw foods for the last few years, a new paper from researchers at Harvard University has helped shed some light on why cooking foods can be detrimental to our waist lines.

New genetics study identifies possible target for epilepsy treatment

New genetics study identifies possible target for epilepsy treatment

A single gene that coordinates a network of about 400 genes involved in epilepsy could be a target for new treatments, according to research.

‘Social jetlag’ associated with obesity-related disease

‘Social jetlag’ associated with obesity-related disease

A new study has discovered an association between social jetlag, obesity and obesity-related disease including metabolic disorder, inflammation and diabetes.

European boost to dementia research

People at risk of dementia will benefit from a £50 million initiative to improve drugs that could prevent the condition.