Research on male animals prevents women from getting best drugs

Male and female mice differ in many ways – a finding that suggests women could be missing out on the best medical treatments, as most are tested on male animals …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 26th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Would you give one of your kidneys to a stranger?

More and more people are donating their spare kidney to save the life of someone they’ve never met, a gesture that could end transplant waiting lists …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 26th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Living near noisy roads could make it harder to get pregnant

Women who live near noisy roads are more likely to take 6 to 12 months to get pregnant, even when factors like poverty and pollution are taken into account …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 26th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Why bird flu risk is like the Grenfell Tower tragedy

We know the dangers, we know how to mitigate them, and it won’t even cost that much – but nobody in power seems to care …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 25th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Can heightened empathy be a bad thing?

The Boy Who Loved Too Much sheds new light on being human through the story of a boy with Williams syndrome, a rare genetic condition …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 24th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Synthetic iris could let cameras react to light like our eyes do

The iris in our eyes shrinks the pupil in bright light and enlarges it in the dark, and now an artificial version could do the same for both eyes and …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 23rd, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Special cells explain why cabbage and stress churn your guts

When a type of cell in the intestine detects dietary irritants and stress hormones, it sends distress signals to the brain, telling it to move things along …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 22nd, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Radio powered by your own sweat hints at future of wearables 

A small skin patch harnesses enough power from sweat to run a radio for 48 hours. The same technology could be used to power health sensors of the future …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 22nd, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Don’t blame Instagram for the rise of botox and lip fillers

A new report rightly suggests that non-surgical cosmetic procedures need tighter regulation, but stumbles by blaming selfies and social media for their popularity …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 22nd, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Best evidence yet that Parkinson’s could be autoimmune disease

People with Parkinson’s show an immune response to brain cell markers that suggests the condition could be caused by having an over-active immune system …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |June 21st, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments