Flushing fallopian tubes with poppy seed oil boosts fertility

A 100-year-old treatment in which women have their fallopian tubes flushed with oil makes them more likely to get pregnant without IVF treatments …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 18th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Call obesity a disease and food a pathological agent? No thanks

There is a rising trend to label obesity as a disease and even to liken tempting food to a pathogen. That’s very unhelpful, says Lara Williams …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 18th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Brain stent to let five paralysed people control exoskeleton

The implant travels to the brain via the blood and could provide a permanent way of recording signals used to direct an exoskeleton that helps paralysed people walk …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 17th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Human blood stem cells grown in the lab for the first time

Two labs have found a way to create cells that can form new blood – paving the way for donor-free blood transfusions and bone marrow transplants …read more Source:: New Scientist

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Google DeepMind NHS data deal was ‘legally inappropriate’

DeepMind’s 2015 data-sharing agreement with the Royal Free NHS trust has an “inappropriate legal basis”, according to a letter from the UK’s National Data Guardian …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 16th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

UK may force charities to prove complementary therapies work

UK charity commission is considering putting in place measures that will force providers of complementary medicine to offer stronger evidence of benefits …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 16th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Memo to whoever lands the world’s top health job – do this first

The World Health Organization is picking its next leader to ease sickness and suffering. Here’s what the new chief should prioritise, says Bjorn Lomborg …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 16th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Ebola once again on the prowl as emergency teams stand ready

Three deaths and 19 suspected cases of Ebola in the DR Congo have health officials worried – but the chances of another deadly rampage are thankfully slim …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 16th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

When it comes to work, we should value quality over quantity

As we discover that working shorter hours doesn’t have to mean less productivity, a future of lifelong learning could be on its way …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 16th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Diesel fumes lead to thousands more deaths than thought

Cars, lorries and buses that drive on diesel churn out far more air pollution than standard testing procedures suggest, even without any emissions cheating devices …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 15th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments