According to research from Gocompare.com travel insurance, half (50%) of UK adults who’ve travelled abroad wrongly believe that an EHIC entitles them to free emergency medical care anywhere in Europe and a further 5% believe that entitlement extends to the anywhere in the World.
Medical Research Council (MRC) scientists have developed a new approach to speed up MRI scans for those who cannot hold their breath.
Sugar sweetened drinks may give rise to nearly 2 million diabetes cases over 10 years in the US and 80,000 in the UK.
Scientists have identified a single blood protein that may indicate the development of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) years before symptoms appear, a disorder that has been associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
Eating up to 100g of chocolate every day is linked to lowered heart disease and stroke risk, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Women smoking while pregnant could impact male babies differently to female babies because of the way it affects the liver, according to new research.
According to the U.K.’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE), working at heights is still one of the biggest causes of major injuries and death for workers in Great Britain.
Children born since 1990 are up to three times more likely than older generations to be overweight or obese by age 10 according to a new study.
Prolonged paracetamol use by pregnant women may reduce testosterone production in unborn baby boys, research has found.
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.
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