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Asthma attacks or episodes hardly ever happen without warning. The warning signs for an attack are not the same for everyone. They may be mild, and …
Pictures of the Anatomy of an Asthma Attack
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
How to Avoid an Asthma …
Cigars aren't the island nation's only export
For the U.S., reestablishing diplomatic relations with Cuba means more than imports of the world’s best cigars—it could mean a better way to stop their damage. Cuban scientists spent decades developing a lung cancer vaccine, called Cimavax. Now …Cancer
There has been a dramatic rise in the number of technology patents filed that relate to reading brainwaves.
Fewer than 400 so-called neuro-technology patents a year had been filed in 2000-09, research company SharpBrains said. But that had doubled to 800 in 2010. And 1,600 such patents had been …The Brain
A trial of a malaria vaccine that targets the most dangerous variety of parasite that causes the disease has shown some positive early results.
The vaccine, developed at Oxford University, was 67% effective in a study of 121 men in Kenya, it found.
Encouraging results have now been recorded for two …Malaria
Dr Ian Crozierwas given the Ebola all-clear, but months on the virus seems to be lurking in his eye - turning one from blue to green
Ebola virus has been detected for the first time in an eye of a patient months after it vanished from his blood - and in a bizarre medical twist, the virus also …Ebola
7 milliondeaths caused by air pollution in 2012, covering both household and ambient air pollution
Household air pollution
4.3 …World Health Organization
The goal of WHO's work in health statistics is to improve country, regional and global health information. This information is vital for public …Statistics
These files do not constitute a user-friendly data collection which the average user can download and access. These are the basic underlying raw data …Databases
Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?
A lot of it has to do with genetics, but certain lifestyle factors also play an important role in how our brain ages. So while you can't control your genes, you can take advantage of …The Brain
The human brain may be nature’s finest computer, but artificial intelligences fed on big data are making a convincing challenge for the crown. In the …Medicine
Carbon nanotubes help you decide when it's better to stick with your veggies
Foul smells are generally good indications of food gone bad, and now MIT chemists have developed a new sensor that does all that nasty smelling work for you. The portable and inexpensive device detects gases from meat, …Carbon Nanotubes
I would love to be happier, as I’m sure most people would, so I thought it would be interesting to find some ways to become a happier person that are …Psychology
Utrecht University in the Netherlands found that odours produced by our bodies can communicate happiness to others
It is said that happiness is contagious and now scientists believe they may know why.
For the first time researchers have found that humans can pick up whether a person is feeling joyful …Scientific Research
Imperial College scientists are developing a gene therapy designed to boost immune cells
A protein which ‘turbo-charges’ the immune system so that it can fight off any cancer or virus has been discovered by scientists.
In a breakthrough described as a ‘game-changer’ for cancer treatment, researchers …Cancer
Are you currently holding a grudge against someone? Is someone holding a grudge against you? This blog post offers scientific reasons and some basic …Psychology
Air pollution has been linked to a dangerous narrowing of neck arteries that occurs prior to strokes, according to researchers at NYU Langone Medical …
A startup called Thync will sell electrodes that you put on your head to improve your mood. The results may vary to a surprising degree.I’m working …Scientific Research
The fact that you can now use your smartphone to unlock your front door, turn on the lights, adjust your thermostat, and set your DVR is all thanks to the unprecedented levels of connectivity emerging in what’s generally called the Internet of Things. Not only are we connected to the internet, but …
Not so long ago, nearly every encounter with a doctor started with a receptionist waving a clipboard and asking me to take a seat. When I got into my doctor’s office, we‘d discuss the results from the blood test I’d taken the week before, my history and what I remembered to tell him. He’d write …Health Care
Scientists are teaming up to use satellite data to target deadly parasites to help predict patterns of parasitic diseases such as malaria, worms and …Parasites
The team behind a portable eye examination kit that uses smartphones is crowdfunding to raise funds for its new innovation.
Peek Retina is a smartphone camera adapter engineered at the University of Strathclyde and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.
Peek's apps and adapter tackle avoidable blindness by …
When we dream, does time pass at a different pace? David Robson investigates.
When my alarm wakes me up, I’ll often hit the snooze button before returning to the warmth and safety of my duvet for another quick doze. But although what follows can seem like a short dream – perhaps a single …The Brain
Practice Fusion, a fast-growing provider of free electronic health records, threw a brilliant pitch at me. Would I like to pose a question to their doctors? More than 112,000 medical professionals use Practice Fusion’s cloud-based software, and every week the company taps into its community of …