In a new study, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes each were 40% more strongly associated with the risk of heart disease in women than men.
22 November 2018
15 November 2018
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES) suggest that hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody prevalence may be higher than previously...
13 November 2018
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary indicator used by female mosquitos to detect sources of blood meals; however, this stimulus is less effective as atmospheric levels of CO2 increase.
12 November 2018
There has been an increasing number of cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the US starting in 2014. The rare but serious condition affects the nervous system, mostly in...
31 October 2018
A recent report by Public Health England raises the alarm that millions of women in the UK have not had a cervical screening test for three and a half years.
26 October 2018
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that mainly affects the lungs.
22 October 2018
GP leaders are warning over 2 million patients around the UK that their family doctors could leave their profession as workloads become untenable.
16 October 2018
Recent data shows that more than one-third of American adults, approximately 92 million people, used prescription opioids in 2015. More than 12% of these adults reported misusing them, with about...
11 October 2018
A recent study published in the Lancet Public Health Journal in October 2018 found that Australia may eliminate cervical cancer by 2035 if the elimination threshold of four new cases...
27 September 2018
The UK has experienced a surge in the number of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) infections since 2011. AK is an infection of the cornea at the front of the eye. It...