A team of researchers has said that chemotherapy is low dosage is useful in keeping cancer under control and is more effective than using high dosage to wipe out cancer.
Government has indicated that it will consider the introduction of an immunisation programme against meningitisfor children under the age of 11 year.
The British Medical Association (BMA) has said that more strikes are scheduled during the months of March and April, 2016.
On Monday, San Francisco based Fitbit Inc. reported quarterly earnings that surpassed the market expectations but, its weak outlook for the year took a toll on its share prices during the after-market trading.
The wearable device maker said its Q4 net income was $64.2 million or 26 cents a share.
Indiana youth institute released an annual report on kids count. It mentioned various factors impacting the youth and adolescents. Among the factors, child maltreatment proved more detrimental than others as the deaths caused have risen greatly, while child pregnancies have fallen.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that he believes that there is a need for improving the quality of healthcare in the UK during this decade.
Valentine's Day is a day of love, but it's also a day to raise awareness among people about life-saving organ donations. It's National Donor Day which urges people to register for organ donation and take part in all types of donations, such as organs, tissues and blood.
Since the late 1970s, the risk of developing dementia is dropping 20%, unveils a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The finding is quite contrary to the popular perception, which said that aging of the baby boomers will bring a rise in dementia cases.
The sporting authority in Nigeria has approved a decision allowing the Nigerian Olympic Contingent to travel to Brazil to attend the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro amid concerns over spread of Zika virus in that country.
According to a new study, women under the age of 65 years will spend about a third of their lives in retirement.
Inner-city regions witnessed extreme police force when the crack-cocaine epidemic occurred. Obligatory sentencing laws were passed by Congress and states. However, now with present situation on severe problems occurring due to heroin usage in small towns and suburbs, addicts are being treated as addicts and not in prisons.
James Cracknell, a double time Olympic gold medallist, has joined calls for introducing an additional tax on sugary drinks as a measure to fight obesity in the country.
Health experts have warned that patients are less likely to die if there are more nurses in the hospital and warned hospital managements not to substitute qualified staff with cheaper alternatives.
Lara Casalotti, who is a mixed-race student diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukaemia, was seeking a stem cell donor from around the world. The good news is that a campaign to seek a donor has bourn fruits and a match has been found, much to the delight of the family and friends.
An independent panel has recommended that sending mentally ill people long distances for treatment should stop soon.
Recent studies provide evidence of significant drop in number of heart attacks in the UK since the introduction of smoking ban in 2007. With the reduction of passive smoking, less number of patients suffer from cardiovascular diseases.
With advancement in diagnosis and available cancer treatments, a drop of 10 per cent has been observed in the death rates from cancer in the United Kingdom. In spite of that, the number of deaths is still on a rise in the country.
Healthcare experts have advised drinkers to express cautious as they record an increase in alcohol related deaths in the United Kingdom.
According to a new report, the dangerous Zika virus can spread through sexual intercourse and experts have warned that septs should be taken to control the virus.
According to a new research study, an adequate consumption of fruit and vegetables a day can reduce the risk of breast cancer.
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