Mindfulness is a natural painkiller, research suggested.
Mindfulness is a natural painkiller
None of the three main health screening programs in England — bowel, breast or cervical — met their targets last year, according to a report by the National Audit Office.
Health screening 'not meeting targets', report finds
Around the world 4.2 million people die every year within 30 days after surgery — with half of these deaths occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), a new study revealed.
Study: More die after surgery than from HIV, TB, and malaria combined
The study, led by the University of Exeter in the UK and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the US highlights the key role of the retina in the eye in helping the body to keep time.
‘Morning persons’ at reduced risk of schizophrenia, depression
Spending time with people who are not preoccupied with their bodies can improve your own eating habits and body image, according to researchers from the University of Waterloo.
Your body image is impacted by those around you
Concerns have been raised around Australia about the potentially deadly meningococcal disease, and parents who believe their children are fully immunized despite still being vulnerable.
Hundreds of parents across Australia unaware of risks of deadly meningococcal B disease
The measles outbreak that prompted a health emergency in Washington State is spreading. At least 36 cases have been confirmed in Clark County across from Portland, Oregon and health officials said it has now spread to Hawaii. Most of the patients are children who have not been vaccinated.
Measles outbreak fuels debate over refusing vaccinations
A new vaccine for the dengue virus is taking a potentially risky road to prevent the mosquito-borne disease that infects nearly 400 million people each year.
Undeterred by Sanofi's stumble, Takeda takes similar path with dengue shot
Pain and sleep are poor bedfellows. Among people with recurring pain from problems like back strain, arthritis, and diabetes, as many as two-thirds report having sleep problems, according to a National Sleep Foundation poll.
Study finds actual changes in brain after sleep loss that make pain worse
Hot water bottles are a cheap and effective way to keep warm during the winter months. But holding one close to skin for long periods of time could lead to a skin condition, and even cancer.
Prolonged exposure to heat could lead to this deadly condition

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