Nutrition
Coffee may harm cardiovascular health for young adults with mild hypertension

Coffee may harm cardiovascular health for young adults with mild hypertension

Young adults with mild cases of high blood pressure may want to steer clear of coffee, as new research suggests drinking the beverage could increase the risk…

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

Health

Ebola nurse works at hospital that saved him

Ebola nurse works at hospital that saved him

The first British healthcare worker who caught and survived Ebola is working as an NHS…

‘More male carers needed’ for elderly

‘More male carers needed’ for elderly

Image caption Statistics for England show that 84% of carers across the sector are women,…

‘Pre-suicide behaviour’ identified

‘Pre-suicide behaviour’ identified

Depressed people who display “risky behaviour”, agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely…

‘Pre-suicide behaviour’ identified

‘Pre-suicide behaviour’ identified

Depressed people who display “risky behaviour”, agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely…

Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82

Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82

British neurologist Oliver Sacks has died at the age of 82, it has been confirmed.…

‘Pre-suicide behaviour’ identified

‘Pre-suicide behaviour’ identified

Depressed people who display “risky behaviour”, agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely…

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Texas teen dies of rare brain-eating amoeba infection

A Texas teenager who contracted a rare brain-eating disease after swimming in a lake about 70 miles (110 km) north of Houston has died, according to his family…

Five more California inmates diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease

Five more California inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease at San Quentin State Prison, as officials work to determine the source of the outbreak and minimize its…

Dead woman tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN The body of a woman who died in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, less than a week after the last person confirmed to…

Neurologist, author Oliver Sacks dies at age 82

Oliver Sacks, the neurologist who studied the intricacies of the brain and wrote eloquently about them in books such as “Awakenings” and “The Man Who Mistook His Wife…

Ghana strike ends but election campaign to test IMF deal further

ACCRA Ghana faced down the first major challenge to an IMF austerity program on Monday when doctors suspended a three-week strike but a bigger test of President John…

Alnylam, Medicines cholesterol drug lasts months after one shot

LONDON A new drug in early development cuts cholesterol as much as two potent injections recently cleared for sale but lasts much longer, meaning it may need to…