Adults are advised to do muscle-strengthening exercises twice a week, as well as aerobic exercise, to help them stay active for longer, under new guidance from the UK's top doctors.
Strengthen muscles as well as heart to stay fit and healthy, say top doctors
China is facing a hepatitis C epidemic. The infectious disease, which can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and early death if left untreated, has hit rural areas particularly hard.
China has world's biggest hepatitis C problem, says WHO
A new meta-analysis published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology has found that SGLT2 inhibitors can reduce the risk of dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease in people with type 2 diabetes.
New study confirms protective effect of diabetes drugs against kidney failure
Researchers have engineered gold-based molecules that target cancer cells and leave healthy cells unharmed, in a critical step towards precision cancer drugs with fewer toxic side effects.
The golden future of cancer treatment
The children of women who experience severe stress when pregnant are nearly 10 times more likely to develop a personality disorder by the age of 30, a study suggests.
Stress in pregnancy 'makes child personality disorder more likely'
A new study looking at incidence of disease data in the US from 2000 to 2016 found a shift in obesity-associated cancers (OACs) to younger individuals. Typically, these cancers are diagnosed at higher rates among people older than 65. The most notable findings pertain to increases in these OACs among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic women and men for whom certain cancers increased by 200-400 percent.
Obesity pandemic shifting cancer to younger people in US
In spite of calls from health professionals to reduce the overuse of medical imaging — and lower the health risks it carries — the number of computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging scans is still on the rise in the United States, a new study said.
MRI, CT scan use continues to rise in US in spite of health risks
Expensive high-tech air mattresses are only marginally better at preventing pressure sores and ulcers than a specialist foam mattress, according to the results of a major study.
Finding effective way to reduce pressure ulcers
Patients with a rare inherited eye disorder are set to be able to access a new gene therapy on the UK National Health Service (NHS) which slows down sight loss.
Gene therapy for rare eye disease set to be offered on NHS
Head of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS) said on Tuesday that significant progress has been made in science and pharmaceutical industries and that at least 10 modern drugs will be unveiled in the next few months.
Official: 10 modern drugs to be unveiled in Iran

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