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Ryan MaassBIRMINGHAM, England, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Abnormalities in a cell's transcription machinery are responsible for aggressive cancer mutations, new research by University of Birmingham scientists suggests.
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(Reuters Health) – Women are becoming more aware of the term “breast density,” but they aren’t as familiar with its relation to breast cancer risk or mammograms, according to a small U.S. study.
PARIS (Reuters) - The best performer in Europe's turbulent utilities industry is a little-known Portuguese renewables company whose media-shy chief executive has won the confidence of investors in an
Whether you are trick-or-treating, partying, or just dressing up for no particular occasion: here are some tips on how to take care of your health while you're at it.
Undoing bad postural habits. Co-written by, Aaron Baker & Taylor-Kevin Isaacs M.S., CPT, CSCS, MELT With coffee in hand and the window opened to the sound of garbage trucks and morning birds, I am r
People with high blood pressure who took whey protein were found to have an eight per cent less chance of developing a deadly heart condition, University of Reading researchers found.
Ryan MaassNEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Primary care clinicians may soon be able to provide an early diagnosis for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, using a new method.
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has detected its first outbreak of Tomato Leaf Miner, a pest originally from South America which can ruin tomato and potato crops, the department of agriculture s
Heroin shows up on the front pages of newspapers almost every day. But when it comes to drug issues you should worry about, it's just the tip of the iceberg.
A new quiz from Playbuzz sets out to test if your brain is powerful enough to read words upside down, scrambled and back to front in a series of 10 questions that are trickier than they look.
On Jan. 16, just four days after she got sick, Piper collapsed in the parking lot of a children's hospital in Tacoma, Wash.
Deborah Giannecchini of Modesto, California blamed Johnson & Johnson's baby powder product, which she used intimately for many years for her ovarian cancer.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has proposed tighter rules for small power generators, such as operators of diesel-fired plants seeking subsides under its scheme to secure back-up electricity supplies, it
Juliana Keeping tried petitioning Vertex CEO Jeffrey Leiden to lower the price of his company's cystic fibrosis drug. Now she's ratcheting up her fight against the company.
Juliana Keeping tried petitioning Vertex CEO Jeffrey Leiden to lower the price of his company's cystic fibrosis drug. Now she's ratcheting up her fight against the company.
Cycling or walking too fast actually causes people to breathe deeper - drawing more toxic air pollution into their lungs, researchers from the University of British Columbia found.
Mother-of-two Nicola Bonn, from London, had a C-section planned when her waters broke at 2am on a Sunday morning. Here she reveals the trauma of giving birth in an NHS hospital after hours.
Of 209 Clinical Commissioning Groups in England, 106 'need improvement', while 21 have the 'greatest need for improvement', NHS England figures reveal.
Nearly 60 percent of the nation’s large employers now provide medical coverage for telemedicine, offering workers access to video consultations with physicians via smartphone, tablet or desktop comput
GENEVA (Reuters) - The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has ballooned to 1,410 within three weeks of the outbreak being declared, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as 18 months o
LONDON (Reuters) - Analysts have shaved their forecasts for European carbon prices in the bloc's Emission Trading System (ETS), as high coal prices lead to an increase in gas-fired power generation, c
Supermarkets are increasingly stocking healthy microwave meals. With some boasting as little as 300 calories per portion, can they satisfy a hungry tummy? Femail puts them to the test.
It’s time to pound the pavement. Starting a running routine can seem daunting. After all, what’s more intimidating than hitting your local path and getting passed by everyone? However, the
Competition was found to have participants taking an average of 38.5 fitness classes a week - more than double, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found.
NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar said on Friday it will advise women in Yangon to avoid getting pregnant in the next six months to protect them from the Zika virus after the first case was confirm
Sean Turner, four, died in March 2012. An inquiry found evidence of 'service failure' and said the Bristol Children's hospital was guilty of 'maladministration'.
Getting the flu itself does provide much stronger immunity than any flu shot does. But getting the flu is dangerous, so getting a flu shot is a better option.
A new study reported at IDWeek2016 confirms that dangerous bacteria in patient rooms can end up on nurses’ scrub uniforms. This is likely not a surprising new finding to anyone working in healthcare,
Of 1,000 people surveyed in the UK, a third said they felt sluggish and lethargic all year round at work. And nearly 60 per cent blamed a lack of good quality light in the office or not enough expos
Do you know how much sugar is in some classic Bonfire Night and Hallowe'en treats? FEMAIL investigated - and the findings may shock you.
Professor Stuart Elborn, from the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, who treated patients with Orkambi said the drug is likely to reduce the number of hospital visits in cystic fibrosis sufferers.
Pumpkin seeds are one of the best sources of magnesium - which helps people to feel calm and relaxed, says London-based nutritionist Cassandra Barns.
Louise Allen, 19, from Bradford, is plagued by myotonic dystrophy - which causes her joints to lock randomly and is currently the focus of a major Coronation Street storyline.
Pumpkin seeds are one of the best sources of magnesium - which helps people to feel calm and relaxed, says London-based nutritionist Cassandra Barns.

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