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Women's Health

Understanding the Risks of IVF Treatment


Even though IVF has been a widely popular treatment plan and there has been a significance increase in IVF success rates , the treatment plan is not entirely exempted or free of any risks. Like any medical procedure, IVF treatment comes with some level of risk attached. For most couples, having a child...


Nobel Prize For Anti-Parasite Drug Discoveries

Nobel Prize For Anti-Parasite Drug

The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been split two ways for groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases.William C Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura found a new way of tackling infections caused by roundworm parasites. Youyou Tu shares the prize for her discovery of a therapy against malaria. The...


Asthma Steroids ‘Could Stunt Growth’

Asthma Steroids 'Could Stunt Growth'

Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests. The study of 12,000 Finnish infants found that, on average, those who used inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) long-term showed signs of stunted growth. Previous research...


WHO Backs ‘Treat-All’ HIV Drug Plan

Treat-all' HIV drug plan

Everyone who has HIV should be offered antiretroviral drugs as soon as possible after diagnosis, the World Health Organisation says. This latest policy removes previous limits suggesting patients wait until the disease progresses. The WHO has also recommended people at risk of HIV be given the drugs...

Diet & Fitness

5 Myths And Facts About Vitamin C

5 myths and facts about vitamin C

Most people know a thing or two about vitamin C, like that it’s in orange juice, or that without it you can develop scurvy (as sailors famously did). But myths about this essential nutrient are also still fairly common, and the truth is our knowledge about its benefits and functions continues to evolve. For...


Call To Improve Radiotherapy Access Around World

Call to improve radiotherapy

Millions of people globally have died unnecessarily from cancers that could have been treated by radiotherapy, according to doctors. New figures suggest as many as nine out of 10 people in low-income countries cannot access radiotherapy treatment. Even in high-income countries where facilities exist,...


Cancer Blood Test May ‘Harm’ Public Health

Cancer Blood Test May

A startup which claims to offer a blood test that detects cancer before symptoms appear has been slapped down by America’s drug watchdog. It says there is no evidence at all that it works, and warns that the “high risk” test may actually harm public health. For example, someone could...