Diagnosing and treating disease non-invasively

The ability to diagnose diseases and perform incredibly precise surgery without cutting the skin is something that patients and doctors worldwide would no doubt...

E-cigarettes could be behind new lung disease

The number of people suffering from a mysterious lung disease as a result of smoking e-cigarettes is increasing in the United States, warned the...

App helps save lives in heart attack

A new smartphone app recently developed by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, headquartered in Utah, United States, could help in identifying...

One-in-four antibiotic prescriptions unwarranted

Despite years of dire warnings on dangers of antibiotic resistance, from leading health organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for...

Ultrasound could treat high blood pressure

People suffering from high blood pressure could one day soon reduce their medications by turning to a minimally invasive surgical procedure using ultrasound. Scientists behind...

Processed foods lead to rapid weight gain

Though several studies have linked processed food intake to problems such as obesity and intestinal inflammation in mice, nothing concrete had been shown in...

App to diagnose anemia… from fingernails

Mobile apps are increasingly changing the way we initially diagnose illnesses. For instance, you wake up in the morning feeling miserable and the app...

Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet

Keeping blood glucose at a healthy level reduces the risk of developing diabetes. But until now, reducing high glucose levels has focused on limiting...

Doctor’s scribbles … A puzzle only understood by pharmacists

Have you ever wondered how a small paper that is written in an incomprehensible language can have meaning and may make a patient happy...

Antibiotics could lead to more dangerous flu infections

Doctors already know that misusing antibiotics can cause antibiotic resistance, which can make it difficult to fight bacterial infections, such as pneumonia. Now, a...

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