Simple blood and saliva tests could help prevent heart attacks

Simple blood and saliva tests that cost just £40 could help prevent heart attacks, scientists say Major study proves that scientists can identify people at risk of a heart attack  Scientists found DNA testing can be used to spot those with increased risk Currently more than 190,000 people suffer a heart attack in the UK each year

Gisele Bündchen Put Her Breast Milk Where?

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen — wife of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — definitely took breastfeeding to the next level. Convinced of her breast milk’s curative properties, Bündchen wasn’t shy about using it for just about everything. Hey, if you can’t get your hands on unicorn milk, we suppose supermodel milk is the next best thing.

First-of-its-kind biodegradable device can repair damaged nerves

First-of-its-kind device can repair damaged nerves – before it DISAPPEARS inside the body Scientists have created a tiny biodegradable nerve stimulator  The nickel-sized device is made of silicone, magnesium, and a similar polymer to the material dissolvable stitches are made from  It successfully repaired nerves in injured rats   Researchers at Northwestern University and the University

Chili's New Pumpkin Spice Product Will Blow Your Mind

If you’re a fan of everything pumpkin, we’ve got good news for you. Chili’s is now serving a pumpkin margarita, and it sounds like our creepy cocktail dreams have come true.  The margarita — aptly named The Great Pumpkin — is the chain’s $5 beverage of the month. And while previous offerings have included a

Are you ready for Positive Parenting?

The idea of Positive Parenting is gaining momentum worldwide, with the focus on training and learning rather than punishing. By Shaira Mohan There’s a couple I know who I admire greatly for their unique parenting style. For two people who are constantly on the opposite sides of the net when it comes to parenting decisions

New risk test for sepsis for heart patients

Nearly one in four deaths in people with heart failure are caused by sepsis, according to new research. Now scientists from the University of Leeds, who are funded by the British Heart Foundation, have developed a ‘risk profile’ to identify patients who are most at risk, often years before they become ill. The researchers hope

Gut bacteria and psoriasis: Can probiotics help?

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, which means that it causes the immune system to mistakenly attacks healthy cells. Probiotics help to maintain a good balance of healthful gut bacteria. Researchers believe that probiotics can have a positive impact on controlling, and even preventing, chronic inflammation caused by psoriasis. This article will look at the evidence

Side effects of radiation for breast cancer: What to know

A doctor may recommend radiation therapy in combination with other treatments, such as surgery and chemotherapy. There are two main types of radiation treatment: External beam radiation: This involves a doctor applying radiation from an external machine to the breast and surrounding tissue. Internal radiation (brachytherapy): This involves placing a small radioactive pellet into the