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New contrast agent could make MRIs safer

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have taken a key step forward in developing a new, possibly safer contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams. Contrast enhanced MRI is a widely used diagnostic tool with over 30 million procedures performed annually. Currently, gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) are used for this purpose, but

Here's How to Make Sangria That's Actually Good

So you don’t like sangria, huh? Totally understandable. But what you really mean is that you don’t like bad sangria and bad sangria is everywhere so you probably only know bad sangria as sangria. The reason why so much bad sangria exists as that people think that by throwing a bunch of cut-up fruit into

Can added fibre really make cake and chocolate healthy?

Can added fibre really make cake, biscuits and chocolate healthy? Many of us don’t eat enough wholegrains, fruit and veg to meet daily fibre needs But what if you could get your fibre from cakes, ice cream and soft white bread? Helen Bond assesses and rates six new products that boast a high-fibre content  Many

Does cold weather make you sick: What’s the link?

In this article, we examine the relationship between cold and wet weather and the common cold. We also cover some tips for preventing colds. Rhinoviruses and the common cold According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions of people develop the common cold each year in the United States alone. On average,

Viagra could make you colour blind!

Viagra could damage your eyes! Erection drug bought online leaves 31-year-old man with red-tinted vision (and doctors warn the damage is irreversible) The unnamed New York man took ‘much more’ than the recommended dose Doctors found his eyes were left physically damaged and couldn’t be healed The effects began shortly after the man took a

AHA: Get Your (Exer)game On to Make Screen Time Pay Off

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Parents, can’t seem to tear the kids away from their screens? There are ways you won’t have to — and still get them off the couch. Exergaming allows players to engage in physical activity while also participating in video games — using a video camera, an infrared

Pediatricians Make Change to Child Car Seat Guidelines

THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 — Kids should ride in rear-facing car safety seats until they reach the highest height and weight their seat can hold, a leading pediatricians’ group now says. The previous advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics was to stop using a rear-facing seat when a child was 2 years old. “Fortunately,