As hundreds of thousands of refugees from the civil war in Syria are fleeing to Europe, the concern is they could bring polio with them.
We know that aspirin is very effective in helping fight cardiovascular disease, but according to a new report in the journal The Lancet, aspirin can also be used to help prevent and treat cancer.
It sounds like a fantasy solution to a real-world problem: doctors are proposing a way to grow organs in a lab.
According to a report in the journal, ‘The Lancet’, stem cells can help fight problems associated with heart disease.
The more weight you carry on your body, the greater the odds of developing cancer.
Air pollution is now considered a risk factor for heart attacks, based on dozens of studies. The quality of the air we breathe plays a role in both the short term and the long run.
There are no rules in place telling doctors what the makeup of a placebo used in a study has to be yet the composition of placebos could influence results if the substance thought to be inactive actually had some activity against the disease.
The most successful health-related mass media campaigns involve road safety—seat belts and reducing the rate of drinking and driving. Anti-smoking campaigns are successful except those sponsored by the tobacco industry.