0457 GMT August 23, 2019
Forty dead in Bangladesh's worst-ever dengue outbreak
At least 40 people have died in Bangladesh's worst-ever outbreak of dengue, officials said Tuesday, as overburdened hospitals struggled to treat thousands of patients.
These late-night snack ideas will keep you alert and healthy
You've probably heard by now that having a late dinner and indulging in midnight snacking is a one-way ticket to insomnia, weight gain and poor eating habits.
Ebola drugs show ’90 percent survival rate’ in breakthrough trial
Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.
HIV infection raises risk of additional health problems
People living with HIV are more likely to develop certain other health conditions over the course of their lives.
No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe's shortage of medicines: Experts
As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines could worsen in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Over-55s shouldn't wait for retirement to make time for their health
People in middle-age need to keep up their physical activity levels if they are to enjoy a fit and healthy retirement — according to a new report from the University of East Anglia, England (UEA).
Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm for others
Previous studies have shown that some women who use aspirin and are later diagnosed with breast cancer may live longer, which may be related to the drug's anti-inflammatory effects on the body.
Fidgeting can help protect children against obesity, say researchers
Fidgety children can drive their parents and teachers to distraction. But while their restlessness might irritate the adults, it helps to protect them against obesity, a study suggests.
Lifestyle stressed in cardiovascular disease prevention guideline
A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Reduced carbohydrate intake improves type 2 diabetics' ability to regulate blood sugar
Patients with type 2 diabetes improve their ability to regulate blood sugar levels if they eat food with a reduced carbohydrate content and an increased share of protein and fat.
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