Health

France bans extremely thin models

0 Visits: 449 | Saturday May 06, 2017 - 09:01:09
A law in France banning the use of unhealthily thin fashion models has come into effect.

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The bodies of female shop mannequins are "unrealistic", a new study in the Journal of Eating Disorders suggests.

0 Visits: 370 | Wednesday May 03, 2017 - 05:19:48
The bodies of female shop mannequins are "unrealistic", a new study in the Journal of Eating Disorders suggests.

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'Oldest human' dies in Indonesia 'aged 146'

0 Visits: 955 | Monday May 01, 2017 - 08:00:00
The Indonesian man who claimed to be 146 years old - the longest living human ever - has died in his village in Central Java.

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Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes

0 Visits: 324 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 08:49:00
Scientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside an animal.

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Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

0 Visits: 304 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 08:48:00
People with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests.

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Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

0 Visits: 274 | Friday April 28, 2017 - 08:55:09
A Bangladeshi toddler born with a third leg attached to her pelvis is returning home after successful surgery in Australia.

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Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver 'cuts deaths by a third'

0 Visits: 230 | Thursday April 27, 2017 - 08:56:09
A cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding to death, in a discovery that should change practice around the world, say researchers.

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Air pollution: 'Heart disease link found'

0 Visits: 289 | Wednesday April 26, 2017 - 09:00:09
Extremely small particles of pollution have the potential to evade the lungs' protective filter system and end up deep in the body, scientists suggest.

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'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early

0 Visits: 303 | Wednesday April 26, 2017 - 08:59:09
Doctors have spotted cancer coming back up to a year before normal scans in an "exciting" discovery.

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Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

0 Visits: 253 | Tuesday April 25, 2017 - 12:19:00
Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests.

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