Coronavirus latest: Latest World Health Organisation and PHE advice as disease spreads

A coronavirus known as 2019-CoV has infected more than 4,000 people as of this month, spreading through the far east from China. At least 10 other countries have either reported or suspected infections, and health officials have warned it will likely continue to spread. As 2019-CoV seems it will likely to continue to spread out of China, despite the country’s […]

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Stomach bloating: Cut back on this food group to beat belly bloating

Stomach bloating usually describes the uncomfortable sensation that follows an overindulgence in certain foods. Commonly reported symptoms include a stretching sensation in the tummy and painful abdominal cramps. While bloating is commonly chalked up to eating certain foods, it is not always easy to identify the worst offenders so the problem may persist. READ MORE Stomach bloating: Five signs it […]

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Human Body-on-Chip platform enables in vitro prediction of drug behaviors in humans

Drug development is an extremely arduous and costly process, and failure rates in clinical trials that test new drugs for their safety and efficacy in humans remain very high. According to current estimates, only 13.8% of all tested drugs demonstrate ultimate clinical success and obtain approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). There are also increasing ethical concerns relating […]

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NHS slams Gwyneth Paltrow for fuelling wellness industry 'on steroids'

Head of the NHS slams Gwyneth Paltrow for pushing ‘dodgy’ health fads and singles out her ‘dubious’ Goop remedies in attack on ‘quacks’ who exploit the fears of vulnerable Chief executive Sir Simon Stevens singled out the 47-year-old actress Her brand Goop has repeatedly come under fire for controversial products  Sir Stevens said consumers are risking their health and wasting […]

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What’s blood type got to do with clot risk?

People with blood types A and B may have higher risks for developing dangerous blood clots compared to people who have type O blood. That’s according to new research that also showed a slightly higher risk for certain types of heart disease among the A and B groups. Past research has shown a likely link between heart disease and the […]

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Inhibition of p38 reduces the growth of lung tumors

One of the biggest challenges faced by biomedicine is the development of more selective and efficient cancer treatments. In 2018, 1.7 million people died from lung cancer worldwide, a number equivalent to the population of Barcelona. The high mortality rate of lung cancer reflects the need for the development of treatments that are more efficient. A study headed by Ángel […]

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