New tool could ‘transform’ pressure ulcer risk assessment

A new tool that could transform risk assessment for pressure ulcers has been shown to be reliable when used by both expert and non-specialist...

Two Group A Streptococcus genes linked to ‘flesh-eating’ bacterial infections

Group A Streptococcus bacteria cause a variety of illnesses that range from mild nuisances like strep throat to life-threatening conditions including pneumonia, toxic shock...

Could Chili Peppers Become The Hottest New Thing In Weight Loss?

For scorching taste buds, nothing beats the zing of a chili pepper. Now, a new Arizona State University research study has shown that chili peppers...

Concussions in adolescence linked with an increased risk of multiple sclerosis

A new study published in the Annals of Neurology found a link between head trauma in adolescence, particularly if repeated, with a raised risk of later...

Pet, pest allergens linked to reduced asthma risk

A new study of children living in inner-city areas and at high risk of developing asthma suggests that exposure to certain pet and pest...

The body’s own fat-metabolism protects against the harmful effects of sugar

For several years, medical researchers, doctors and dieticians have known that a low carbohydrate diet and plentiful fat can prevent a range of lifestyle...

New research in acute malnutrition may save lives of children

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and humanitarian organizations have conducted a large study in Burkina Faso in West Africa treating more than 1600...

New Method Claims to Combine Every Childhood Vaccine Into One Shot

A new medical technology is in development by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to combine every single nasty hypodermic-needle inoculation into...

Why does hair turn gray?

If you look at photos of President Obama taken before he ran for president and since he left office, you’ll notice a distinct difference:...

Discovery can pave the way for more effective cholesterol medicine

More than 600,000 Danes are being treated with cholesterol lowering medicine. 98 per cent of them are treated with statins, which curb the body's...