Scientists have discovered a new tell-tale sign of heart failure: a shortness of breath when you are bending over, such as when you’re tying your shoe laces. The scientists from UT Southwestern Medica... more »
Family doctors in England are being given cash incentives to diagnose patients with dementia. The doctors—usually without any special training in neurological or cognitive disorders—will be paid 55 f... more »
Medicine has become too obsessed with genetics and family history when trying to calculate the risk of a heart attack. Lifestyle habits trump the DNA we’re born with every time, a new study has discov... more »
Apple and Facebook are offering to pay for female employees to have their eggs frozen - but it’s a procedure that results in a live birth in just 8 per cent of cases, says the UK’s leading fertility e... more »
The UK’s National Health Service is falling apart. Basic mistakes by hospital staff are costing the British taxpayer 2.5bn a year, and four out of five hospitals are not safe. Around 800,000 patients... more »
Vitamin D - the sunshine vitamin - helps us survive a heart attack, and could even prevent the attack in the first place, a new study has found. People deficient in the vitamin are seven times more li... more »
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