04 Jan 19'
How a Dry January can improve your health, wellness and life

How a Dry January can improve your health, wellness and life

Been on a bit of a festive season bender? Learn how starting the New Year with a Dry January could improve your health, wellness and life in 2019.


14 Dec 18'
WARNING: Erectile dysfunction drugs found in e-liquids

WARNING: Erectile dysfunction drugs found in e-liquids

E-cigarettes are often marketed as the 'healthy' alternative to smoking, but consumers cannot always be sure what the e-liquids they're vaping contain. This has been highlighted in a recent FDA warning which cautions vapers to avoid using two specific products that have been found to contain the active ingredients used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.


07 Dec 18'
First ever live birth after uterine transplant from deceased donor

First ever live birth after uterine transplant from deceased donor

For women born without a uterus, or those who have suffered uterine loss due to a medical condition, the hope of bearing a child of their own has hinged upon a close family or friend willing to be a living uterus donor. Now, a Brazilian team of doctors and researchers has given these women hope by successfully transplanting a uterus of a deceased donor that resulted in the world's first successful live birth after such a procedure.


30 Nov 18'
Is intermittent fasting better than other weight loss methods?

Is intermittent fasting better than other weight loss methods?

Intermittent fasting has become a popular go-to for weight loss and improved health but is it really superior to conventional calorie restriction diets? Recent findings may surprise you...


16 Nov 18'
Could cancer be detected earlier through a blood test?

Could cancer be detected earlier through a blood test?

The early detection of cancer can mean the difference between life and death. A new study has revealed a breakthrough in early stage cancer detection by using a novel approach that combines blood test screening with epigenetics and machine learning. The findings may just change the way we test for cancer in future.


09 Nov 18'
Could your lifespan be influenced by your choice of life partner?

Could your lifespan be influenced by your choice of life partner?

It is often believed that a long life runs in families and must therefore be largely a genetic trait. Past research has shown that genetics role in longevity ranges between 15 and 30%, but new findings put it at just 7% and claim that your choice of mate may have a greater role to play than your genes. Here's why...


28 Sep 18'
Suffering from chronic lower back pain? There's a video game for that…

Suffering from chronic lower back pain? There's a video game for that…

Video games are usually the identified as the culprits and blamed for a variety of health issues, but could they be harnessed to reduce pain and increase functionality in chronic lower back pain sufferers? The latest research says they can. Here's how...


26 Sep 18'
TB - preventable and curable but still infecting millions

TB - preventable and curable but still infecting millions

Global efforts to reduce infections and deaths caused by Tuberculosis (TB) are well underway. The disease remains one of the deadliest and is still considered an epidemic. What is the current status exactly?


19 Sep 18'
Is the effect of daily aspirin more harmful for seniors?

Is the effect of daily aspirin more harmful for seniors?

Is aspirin taken at a low daily dosage all that beneficial for seniors? This is the question researchers of the ASPREE trial have been seeking an answer to. What is the actual effect? Is aspirin as relatively safe for aging populations as we think?


14 Sep 18'
UN Report – Global Hunger is Worsening

UN Report – Global Hunger is Worsening

An estimated 1 in every 9 people across the world are undernourished. That’s around 821 million of the current global population. A new UN report states that global goals to end hunger and resolve the food crisis are still significantly high on the list of priorities…


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