Elizabeth Anderson

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MMR jab warning as measles cases soar 25% over Easter

A measles epidemic with children most at risk shows no sign of ending after a 25% jump in new cases reported over the Easter break.<p>An urgent appeal …

Microbe ‘burglers’ set off immune system - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — Scientists have figured out how our immune systems distinguish between dangerous …

Obesity and type 2 diabetes link identified - Futurity

KING’S COLLEGE LONDON (UK) — Researchers are hopeful that obesity can be “uncoupled” from insulin …

Chinese herbs help cut diabetes symptoms - Futurity

U. QUEENSLAND (AUS) — Conventional drugs to treat type 2 diabetes are significantly more effective …

You Have A 'Breathprint'

And scientists want to use it to test for illnesses, as they would with your blood or urine.<p>Right now, if doctors want to test you for something, they'll probably draw blood or politely ask you to pee in a cup. Nothing wrong with that, but it'd certainly be convenient if they just asked you to keep …