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Obesity in pregnancy increases cardiovascular disease in offspring

Obesity in pregnancy increases cardiovascular disease in offspring

New research finds that obesity in pregnancy impairs heart health and function of the foetus in a mice study. Obesity in pregnancy can lead to...
Researchers find two novel treatments for muscle spasms

Researchers find two novel treatments for muscle spasms

Researchers have found two innovative ways to provide relief for muscle spasms and alleviate the challenges faced by patients. Muscle spasms are uncontrolled and sometimes...
Over 2.4m children will benefit from mental health support in schools

Over 2.4m children will benefit from mental health support in schools

The NHS are fast-tracking mental health support in schools and colleges to address the record demand for services. More than 2.4 million children and young...
postpartum depression symptoms

Postpartum depression symptoms on the rise among US women

A University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine investigation has discovered that postpartum depression symptoms increased among women in the US during the first...
Everything you need to know about improving gut health

Everything you need to know about improving gut health

Health Europa outlines everything you need to know about improving gut health, from diet to quitting cigarette smoking. A healthy gut can lead to a...
neuropathic pain

Gene therapy reduces neuropathic pain from spinal injuries

A new Gene therapy investigation may offer hope for spinal cord injury patients who experience neuropathic pain, discovering that the treatment effectively reduces the...
Glioblastoma Multiforme

Glioblastoma Multiforme discovery may help design new treatments

A seven-year-long research project performed by a team at the University of Surrey may be crucial in pioneering novel treatments for Glioblastoma Multiforme (GMB),...
treatment for pancreatic cancer

Scientists advance treatment for pancreatic cancer with new discovery

Effective new treatment for pancreatic cancer could be on the horizon thanks to researchers from Oregon State University, who have developed a new therapy...
Revolutionary new technology for detecting skin cancer

Revolutionary new technology for detecting skin cancer

Say goodbye to biopsies and hello to millimetre-wave imaging: new low-cost technology can detect skin cancer. Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology are now developing...
Almost three million people were referred for cancer checks in 12 months

Almost three million people were referred for cancer checks in 12 months

The NHS has announced a record number of people who received cancer checks in the last 12 months, the highest year recorded. Cancer checks are...
gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes can be prevented through healthy lifestyle habits

A team of researchers in Finland has designed a method for identifying people at the highest risk of developing gestational diabetes, also finding that...
The benefits of exercise in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

The benefits of exercise in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

A new study finds that exercise supports the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by impacting several metabolic pathways. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is...
PHQ-9

PHQ-9 depression test provides accurate mental health assessment

Results from an extensive international study have reinforced that the PHQ-9 depression test effectively identifies and tracks depressive symptoms, allowing clinicians to provide the...
Obesity rates have reached epidemic levels in Europe

Obesity rates have reached epidemic levels in Europe

The new WHO European Regional Obesity Report 2022 reveals that overweight and obesity rates have reached epidemic proportions across the region. It has been revealed...
NHS introduce a new test for eye cancer in the womb

NHS introduce a new test for eye cancer in the womb

A life-saving test allowing doctors to spot a rare form of eye cancer in babies in the womb will be available on the NHS...
A mobile app and AI software to speed up melanoma skin cancer diagnosis

A mobile app and AI software to speed up skin cancer diagnosis

Researchers have developed a digital solution using AI technology and a mobile application to significantly speed-up skin cancer diagnosis. Skin cancer is a particularly deceptive...
Tai Chi exercises improved recovery for older stroke survivors  

Tai Chi exercises improve recovery for older stroke survivors  

A new study finds stroke survivors practising seated Tai Chi exercises had equal or a greater improvement in their recovery process.  Tai Chi exercises fuse...
Promising biological drug for treating chronic lung disease

Promising biological drug for treating chronic lung disease

Discovery could lead to the development of biological drugs to treat chronic lung disease. National University of Singapore researchers have found a novel property of...
Adopt a healthier lifestyle and ease osteoarthritis symptoms

Adopt a healthier lifestyle and ease osteoarthritis symptoms

New guidance from NICE: Healthy lifestyle choices such as exercising can help ease osteoarthritis symptoms. Clinical evidence shows that a tailored exercise programme that includes...
adult asthma

Adult asthma found to increase obesity risk in later life

According to a new study, having adult asthma significantly increases the likelihood of becoming obese later in life. Results from an extensive investigation that included...

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