The workplace can be a pretty hazardous place to be. The Health and Safety Executive says that accident rates have fallen over the years as we become more safety conscious but its most recent statistics still show about 629,000 people had an accident at work in 2013/14.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A single gene that coordinates a network of about 400 genes involved in epilepsy could be a target for new treatments, according to research.
A new study has discovered an association between social jetlag, obesity and obesity-related disease including metabolic disorder, inflammation and diabetes.
People at risk of dementia will benefit from a £50 million initiative to improve drugs that could prevent the condition.
Eight in 10 Britons are overworked, with almost a third "burnt out" or "very overworked", according to a new survey from The Open University.
Researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Epidemiology Unit have found a brisk 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual’s risk of early death, according to new research.
Researchers at the Medical Research Council’s Toxicology Unit have identified a protective mechanism that kicks in when body temperature is lowered, activating a process that prevents the loss of brain cells and the connections between them.
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