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Probiotic supplements cut cancer risk in babies

A new study has found that breastfeeding babies who receive pro-biotic supplements for three weeks have better gut health, which protects the baby from diabetes and some cancers. According to a Health news, the study is the first to show that a combination of breast milk and a probiotic organism can lead to lasting changes in the gut microbiome, said ... Read More »

This woman gave birth to cancerous mass after believing she was pregnant

A mum-of-two was forced to ‘give birth’ to a cancerous mass after she discovered that her pregnancy bump was actually cancer, reported The Independent. Lauren Knowles, 27, from Aberdeen in Scotland, was heartbroken when she discovered that her unborn baby was a deadly disease. When she went for a scan at seven and a half weeks, she was told that she ... Read More »

1 in 10 medical products in developing countries is substandard or falsified

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from WHO. This means that people are taking medicines that fail to treat or prevent disease. Not only is this a waste of money for individuals and health systems that purchase these products, but substandard or falsified medical ... Read More »

Women are naturally fitter than men: study

Young women could be aerobically fitter than young men, a new study has claimed, reported The Independent. While previous research has mostly indicated that men supersede women on the fitness front, researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have found that women are able to draw oxygen from the blood at a faster rate, meaning that they can actually outperform ... Read More »

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

An experimental drug, injected into spinal fluid, safely lowered levels of toxic proteins in the brain. The research team, at University College London, say there is now hope the deadly disease can be stopped. Experts say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years. Huntington’s is one of the most devastating diseases. Some patients described it ... Read More »

Baby born with heart outside body ‘doing well’

A baby born with her heart outside her body has survived after surgery at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. Vanellope Hope Wilkins, who has no breastbone, was delivered three weeks ago by Caesarean section. She has had three operations to place her heart back in her chest. The condition, ectopia cordis, is extremely rare, with only a few cases per million ... Read More »

Here are nine ways you can improve your mental health

Mental health is just as important as your physical health. Most people struggle with their mental health at some point in their life, some more than others. But there are little things you do in your daily life that may not be helping. On the other side of the coin, there are also small steps you can take and new ... Read More »

Habit of quick eating may land you in big trouble

The speed at which you eat could determine whether you’re at a risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. According to a preliminary research, slow eaters are less likely to develop metabolic syndrome – a cluster of conditions including high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and abnormal cholesetrol levels, that can multiply a person’s risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. ... Read More »

Islamic State Health Service: Video shows murderous terror group’s medical services – including NHS-style logo

Islamic State Health Service: Video shows murderous terror group’s medical services – including NHS-style logo A slickly-produced video to tempt Muslims to join ISIS showcases the murderous regime’s medical service – complete with a logo ripped off from the NHS. It features footage of a hospital in the de-facto capital of Raqqa in Syria, and shows medical equipment, ambulances and ... Read More »

Emirates Islamic contributes Dh1.72m to Ministry of Health and Prevention

Emirates Islamic contributes Dh1.72m to Ministry of Health and Prevention Emirates Islamic on Sunday announced that it has contributed Dh1.72 million from its charity fund to the Ministry of Health and Prevention. The contribution will be used to support the purchase of 37 life-saving emergency devices, including defibrillators and adhesive pads, which are used to deliver electric shocks to resuscitate ... Read More »