Kidney disease can be controlled and prevented if we understand the circumstances and risk factors which predispose to it. Ensure to keep kidneys healthy, Happy World Kidney Day.
According to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, 50 percent of MND patients die within 14 months of diagnosis and others die within five years. A unique exception has baffled doctors in the case of renowned English physicist, Professor Stephen Hawking who has lived with MND for over 40 years.
Cigarette smoking causes premature death. Quitting smoking before the age of 40 reduces the risk of dying from smoking-related disease by about 90%.
Bariatric surgery is a stomach-shrinking bypass procedure carried out on those wanting to lose excessive weight. It is increasingly common in India, and is a major destination for medical tourists seeking quality services and no waiting lists at a fraction of the cost of western countries.
DNA analysis from tooth plaque reveals insight into Neanderthals' behavior. Neanderthals when in pain, self-medicated by using plants.
Smokers are four times more likely to go blind, and the risk is even higher for social smokers. The NHS said half of all sight loss could be avoided. Exercising can help cut cravings by joining NHS Smoke free programs.
The pink water was said to be caused by potassium permanganate that got into the sump reservoir during a flushing process. It’s not highly toxic, but in concentrated solutions it can be harmful to the skin.
A shocking incident caused riot in a 16-story resident block in Merry Hill on Wednesday morning. Two were reported dead and one in critical condition in the hospital.
Chocolate bars including famous brands such as Kit Kat, Yorkie and Aero will contain 10 percent less sugar by next year according to manufacturer Nestle. Just last year, Nestle said their researchers had made a scientific breakthrough by discovering a way to structure sugar differently so that only 40% less is use.
Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the thyroid gland, a small gland at the base of the neck that produces hormones. Women are two to three times more likely to develop it than men.
Lyme disease has been widespread in UK, particularly in the Western Isles. It has also been spotted just last year in Arkansas. To determine the presence of tick-borne illness in Arkansas the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is collaborating with insect scientists at the flagship campus in Fayetteville who are sampling certain environments for ticks.
The journey to Worcestershire Royal Hospital took 23 minutes. Paramedics suspected Callum had developed sepsis and wanted to take him to Redditch at Alexandra Hospital which was just 1.9 miles away. But they were told not to take patients under 16 to Redditch.
Some 2.3m children have fled Syria, and at least three million children under the age of six have known nothing but war. Toxic stress can disrupt the development of the brain and other organs and increasing the risk of addiction and mental health disorders in adulthood.
Maintaining a healthy sex life will help employees stay happy and engaged in their work, which benefits employees and the organisations they work for. A regular romp between the sheets boosts job satisfaction and makes workers more productive for at least 24 hours after having sex.
Social media still has its benefits, like keeping in touch with friends and family that are separated by large distances. A central reason that we keep coming back to social media is that we keep thinking it will give us a boost and make us feel better. But in reality, it makes us feel worse.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.