Posts Tagged by Health news

Doctor in the House

Dr Rangan Chatterjee, from Doctor in the House, on the options available to people living with back pain. read more >>> Source:: BBC

‘Biofortified’ Seeds Can Help Combat Malnutrition 

Scientists are helping to combat the world hunger crisis by breeding nutrient-packed crops that will fill stomachs and lessen the effects of malnutrition. It’s called biofortification. It sounds complicated, but the concept is simple: create smarter seeds that grow into more nutrient-dense staple crops than […]

Playing golf ideal way to stay fit burning 1,500 calories in an average round

PLAYING golf could be the ideal way to stay fit, with an average player walking 13,000 steps during each round, according to health experts. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Arthritis symptoms: Should you stop eating this group of vegetables?

ARTHRITIS symptoms can be reduced by up to 61 per cent by eating fibre, according to a recent study. But consuming potatoes, tomatoes and peppers may make them worse. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Medical Tourism on the Rise in Turkey

Turkey is fast becoming a top destination for medical tourism. Tens of thousand of people a year are flocking to Istanbul and other Turkish cities for procedures ranging from gynecology to orthopedics to plastic surgery. Tan Cetin reports for VOA’s Turkish service from Istanbul. read […]

Antidote for paracetemol overdoses: Drug could save hundreds of people

A REVOLUTIONARY drug could save hundreds of people from paracetamol poisoning. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Bowel cancer symptoms – women reveals signs were the same as THIS condition

BOWEL cancer is more common in people over the age of sixty. However the disease can affect younger people and every year more than 2,500 people are told they have bowel cancer. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Alternative Therapy Uses Fish Skin for Burn Relief

It’s an old riddle: What is the human body’s largest organ? The answer, of course, is skin. And while it’s certainly tough, skin’s enemy is heat. Treating serious burns usually involves placing human or pig skin over the burn to help it heal. Doctors in […]

Study: Too Little Sleep Doubles Mortality in Those With Heart, Diabetes Risks

People with a common cluster of symptoms that puts them at increased risk of heart disease and diabetes are two times as likely to die as people without those risk factors if they get less than six hours of sleep per night. That was the […]

Autism diagnoses ‘could be reduced under NHS plan’

The National Autistic Society says it is deeply concerned about NHS plans in south-west London. read more >>> Source:: BBC

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