Roshell Jeyaventhan

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David Cameron in final plea to avert junior doctors' strike

David Cameron has issued a final plea to junior doctors to pull out of Tuesday’s strike, saying they will cause damage and real difficulties for patients.<p>The prime minister said the doctors had voted to strike on the basis of information about their pay from the British Medical Association that was …

Radiation Therapy

NHS failure to probe deaths 'shocking' - Jeremy Hunt

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NHS discharge delays hit record levels

<b>Vulnerable patients are getting stuck in hospital in England as delays discharging people hit record levels, figures show.</b><p>There were more than 160,000 days lost to delays in October - up a third since 2010 when record-keeping began.<p>Experts said the problems were being caused by a lack of community …

NHS trust 'failed to investigate hundreds of deaths'

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Woman who refused treatment after losing 'sparkle' dies

<b>A woman who rejected life-saving kidney treatment, saying she felt she had lost her "sparkle" and did not want to get old, has died, it has emerged.</b><p>The 50-year-old, known only as C, had been at the centre of litigation at the Court of Protection and last month a judge ruled she could refuse …

Disruption expected as junior doctors' strike called off

<b>Hospitals across England are facing major disruption with the cancellation of thousands of operations, despite a 24-hour strike by junior doctors being called off.</b><p>The British Medical Association agreed to suspend the walk-out following a last-minute breakthrough in talks.<p>But it came too late for …

‘I was walking on blood’: The incredible work by doctors to help Paris victims

PARIS — On the Friday of the Paris terrorist attacks, Yonathan Freund was taking a 10-minute coffee break in his office above the emergency room when a call came in.<p>Freund picked up the phone.<p>The hospital had been contacted by SAMU, the French emergency medical services, a nurse told him. Mass …

The New Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer’s Weaknesses

CRISPR can finally tell us which human genes are essential—and which matter specifically to cancer cells.<p>Humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, but which of these really matter? Which are essential, and which are merely optional add-ons?<p>It’s crazy to me that we still don't know, even though …

Genetics

Fifty thousand NHS staff earn 'at least £100,000'

<b>More than 50,000 people in the NHS earned more than £100,000 in 2013-14, an investigation by the Taxpayers' Alliance and Daily Mail shows.</b><p>The organisations used the Freedom of Information Act to get details on pay packages for everyone from managers and hospital doctors to dentists and …

Prescriptions: Automation comes to medication

Every year, NHS hospitals issue tens of millions of pills to treat patients on their wards.<p>However, keeping costs under control has always been difficult, because it is almost impossible to track the exact numbers.<p>Now though, one hospital may have found a solution: A fully automated prescription …

Child obesity: what are the options?

<b>Around one in 10 UK children in Reception and a fifth of UK children leaving primary school are obese.</b><p>A Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) report said healthy eating vouchers and after-school activities could be the answer.<p>But other people who work with parents of overweight children say …

Could flu or air pollution trigger childhood cancer?

Scientists at Newcastle University have found clusters of cancer in certain years suggesting that they are linked to environmental factors like flu outbreaks or air pollution<p>Environmental factors like influenza or air pollution could trigger some childhood cancers, Newcastle University has …

Ten British women get go-ahead for womb transplants

Ethical approval has been granted for the clinical trial which will see ten British women without wombs carry their own babies<p>Thousands of women born without a womb could benefit from a new transplant which has been given the green light.<p>Ten British women will be given womb transplants in a trial …

Study: Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Brain Function Within Just Two Years

A new study published in the journal <i>Neurology</i> shows that Type 2 diabetes triggers a significant reduction in cognitive ability within just a two-year period. The main culprits appear to be increased tissue inflammation and decreased blood flow to the brain.<p>Researchers conducted several tests on 65 …

Diabetes

5 Facts About Brain Cancer

By: Rachael Rettner<p>Published: June 01, 2015 05:01pm ET on LiveScience.<p>Joseph "Beau" Biden's recent death from brain cancer at age 46 highlights the mysteries of this uncommon yet often lethal form of cancer.<p>It's not clear what type of brain cancer Biden had, but in 2013, he had a small lesion …

Mystery of our 145 ‘alien’ genes: Scientists discover some DNA is NOT from our ancestors – and say it could change how we think about evolution

Humans contain ‘alien’ genes not passed on from our ancestors, researchers have discovered.<p>The say we acquired essential ‘foreign’ genes from …

Go to Sleep: It May Be the Best Way to Avoid Getting Alzheimer’s

Doctors studying Alzheimer’s disease have known for a while now that their patients are poor sleepers. But does the disease result in disrupted …

‘Huge paradigm shift’: Biggest cancer breakthrough in 40 years sees tumors disappear

Terminally ill cancer patients have seen miracle reversals, with some tumors completely disappearing, thanks to new drugs, which follow trials with …

The Next Big Frontier in Healthcare

• ← Previous<br>• Next →<p>The next big frontier in healthcare lies in the hands of an unforeseen bunch. They’re not developing the next blockbuster drug or …

How DNA sequencing is transforming the hunt for new drugs | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Drug manufacturers have begun amassing enormous troves of human DNA in hopes of significantly shortening the time it takes to identify new drug candidates, a move some say is transforming the development of medicines.<p>Technician Mike Lattari prepares a flow cell slide for loading …

Forecast highlights danger of growth in antimicrobial resistance that could take surgery back to 19th-century mortality rates<p>As many as 80,000 people could die if there was an outbreak of a drug-resistant infection in Britain, a government forecast has warned.<p>According to the report, about 200,000 …

Medicine

LHC reboot: the world's largest particle accelerator is now active

'What we’ve put together is almost a new machine.'<p>The Large Hadron Collider is reborn — on Easter weekend, of course. After shutting it down for two years in February 2013, the world's biggest and most powerful particle accelerator is up and running again. That doesn't mean that it's going at full …

Fear of spiders in our DNA, according to new study

Researchers claim our ancestors developed an ability to spot and identify spiders quickly as part of a necessary survival instinct<p>A fear of spiders could be something we are born with rather than something we learn, according to a new scientific study.<p>Research suggests that arachnophobia could be …

Research

Sex in later life boosts memory and brain power

Dutch study finds the more sexually active older people are, the better their memories and brain function - as Liz Hodgkinson knows from experience<p>Sex, as we know – at least with the right person – can be a thrilling, mind-blowing experience at any age. But now, new research is showing that in …

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …