BBC’s File on 4 program revealed that the number of prescribed antidepressants to children in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland has increased over the past three years.
A new study shows that a protein known as “Yin Yang” assists tumors in hiding themselves to flee from chemotherapy.
Health experts in the UK are alerting that rates of the sexually transmitted infection, mycoplasma genitalium, may probably double in the next decade, but there’s no need for the U.S. to panic. Tests that are becoming more accurate could only be the reason why there is an increase in rates. Mycoplasma genitalium is known to cause female infertility and it’s becoming resistant to antibiotics. This STI is often mistaken for chlamydia. Experts say that many patients are asymptomatic, which means they can spread the STI to their partners without knowing it.
Researchers from the UK have carried out one of the largest surveys of people’s first memories and discovered that almost 40% of people had a fictional first memory.
Concerns over ethical issues regarding the genetic modification of human embryos have been raised and an inquiry has found that there is “no absolute reason not to pursue it.”
“Invisible blood” that is present in a person’s stool may show an increased risk of mortality,
Visual blood in the stool is one of the symptoms of colorectal cancer. Hidden traces of blood can be detected with a laboratory test known as the fecal occult blood test (FOBT).
It has been discovered that the herpes simplex virus (HSV) plays a major role in Alzheimer’s disease and the antiherpetic medication dramatically affects the risk of dementia.
A study from the University of East Anglia in the UK has indicated that opting for a Mediterranean-type diet could decrease bone loss in people who suffer from osteoporosis.
A link between living at higher latitudes and having a higher of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) prevalence rate has been revealed on a new study conducted at Binghamton University.
UK health officials have warned that junior doctors no longer have time for necessary training to improve their skills because they are too overworked.