1250 GMT May 26, 2019
Summer is tough for asthma sufferers
Summertime can bring asthma sufferers a lot of misery, but lung experts say watching for warning signs of breathing trouble can guard against serious complications.
One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels
Many people with high cholesterol need more aggressive treatment to prevent cardiovascular disease, a new study said.
Ageing population leading to rise in neurological diseases
By Sadeq Dehqan and Leila Imani
Position parents shouldn't let their kids sit in as it could cause lifetime of pain
Parents should stop their children sitting in the 'W' position as it could cause them a lifetime of pain, experts warned.
Health officials: Arizona sees surge of hepatitis A cases
The US state Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix, health officials said.
New ‘Alzheimer’s sensor’ blood test can detect disease eight years before symptoms onset
Alzheimer’s disease can only be definitely diagnosed after death when an autopsy conducted on the brain of the deceased reveals the accumulation of amyloid plaques between nerve cells (or neurons) in the brain.
Jamaicans encouraged to get tested for diabetes
The Jamaican Ministry of Health is appealing for more Jamaicans to get tested for diabetes, which it says currently affects more 236,200 citizens of the country.
'Fingerprint' associated with a sleep habits may serve as warning sign for heart disease
Chronic short sleep is associated with increased risk of clogged arteries, heart disease, and thus increased morbidity and mortality.
Vital signs can now be monitored using radar
Iran’s Alizadeh: First time radar used for heart sensing with such degree of accuracy
Organ donation rule change could help save 700 UK lives
By Dr. Miriam Stoppard*
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