Combining a drug with hormone therapy may extend the lives of some women with advanced breast cancer.
Commonly referred to as ‘the silent killer’, high blood pressure (or hypertension) often has no symptoms and greatly increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
South Africa has the highest prevalence of hypertension in southern Africa, and also has the largest number of people whose blood pressure is still not controlled, even while on treatment.
With National Stroke Week (28 October – 3...
FibriCheck, an mHealth app developed by Belgian startup Qompium, has become the world’s first FDA approved app capable of detecting atrial fibrillation, and other heart rhythm disorders, using only an optical signal originating from a non-medical device such as a smartphone.
Atrial fibrillation is a disorder that affects one out of four adults and increases the likelihood of having a...
Like the human gut, the breast gland has a “microbiome” that’s influenced by diet, new animal research suggests.
Investigators say they’ve dug up some new details about how pooches process words.
A British researcher suggests an untreated eye ailment may have helped Leonardo da Vincigenius perfect his masterpieces – but not everybody’s convinced.
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland say about one in five patients do not get the support they need.
The violence threatened to again force the suspension of health workers’ efforts to contain the virus, which may have killed more than 150 people since August.
This is good news because the reality is we’re all going to reach old age at some stage.
A proposed environmental regulation has become an unlikely source of geopolitical tension, raising concerns about Russian influence over Europe’s food supply.
You went without a spotter and you can’t finish that last rep. Not to worry, Trainer Bill Hartman, has your exit plan.
It’s a “complete” protein, for starters.
Researchers have found that smoking electronic cigarettes could slow the healing of skin wounds as much as regular cigarettes, according to a new study on rats – but admit that further studies are warranted.
Families say they are struggling to cope as their autistic children “fall through gaps” in care.
By framing expansion as a pragmatic business move, Ms. Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, is hoping to siphon some traditionally Republican rural votes.