Lung Cancer is being missed at an early opportunity in almost a quarter of cases due to the use of out-dated X-rays, researchers have found.
Chest X-rays miss nearly quarter of lung cancers, review finds
Sudden spikes in air pollution in the UK trigger hundreds more heart attacks, strokes and acute asthma attacks on those days, research suggested.
UK air pollution 'triggers hundreds more heart attacks, strokes'
Efforts to improve early cancer detection rates have been given a boost with a new major international alliance of researchers backed by £55 million of funding.
£55m Anglo-US research can boost early cancer detection rates
Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology.
Limiting mealtimes may increase exercise motivation
Taking the “better safe than sorry” approach with cholesterol drugs may no longer be the best way to slow heart disease.
Statins may not be necessary for people with lower heart disease risk
Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. Over time, unchecked blood sugar levels pose serious health risks, such as heart disease. Fortunately, certain dietary decisions can help to control blood sugar levels. Evidence singles out a particular fruit and its health benefits for type 2 diabetics.
Best food item to add to your breakfast to lower blood sugar
Dementia poses a threat to global health on the same scale as HIV and AIDS, the Dutch government has said, warning that the number of people with the condition will not be far off the population of Germany by 2030.
Dementia poses threat to health similar to HIV and AIDS
A critical shortage of a chemotherapy used to treat most childhood cancers has galvanized oncologists and parents of sick children.
Shortage of vital children's cancer drug stirs fear and outrage
Women will be offered mammograms and smear tests in their lunch breaks, in a bid to reverse a steep decline in the take up of checks.
NHS to offer women mammograms, smears in lunch breaks in bid to boost cancer survival rates
Students who take part in physical exercises like star jumps or running on the spot during school lessons do better in tests than peers who stick to sedentary learning, according to a London's Global University (UCL)-led study.
Physical activity in lessons improves students' attainment

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