Blood test could help to detect lung cancer early06/04/2018 03:00Scientist have developed a simple blood test that could detect ten types of cancer years before sufferers fall ill.Research backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, the Microsoft and Amazon tycoons, indicated that such a universal test was possible with up to 90 per cent accuracy.The test's high sensitivity to pancreatic cancer is especially promising...
Guideline shifts for colorectal cancer | Local06/02/2018 03:00According to Elena Ivanina, a gastroenterologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY, the 51 percent increase in colorectal cancer among those under age 50 since 1994 is an "alarming" trend.In a press release announcing the update, the ACS said there is an expectation that screening will be regularly performed in adults age 45-49 as it has been recommended for those aged 50 and older...
Where is Melania Trump? First lady keeps low profile after hospital stay06/01/2018 04:08Amid mounting speculation regarding her whereabouts and her notable absence from the public eye, America's First Lady Melania Trump has issued a Twitter statement confirming that she's, uh, still at the White House.The first lady addressed the speculation over her whereabouts in a tweet on Wednesday afternoon, stating, "I see the media is working overtime speculating where I am & what I'm doing"...
New Zealand orders mass cattle cull to eradicate disease05/30/2018 15:19New Zealanders are split over whether the taxpayer should pay $592 million toward cleaning up cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis."We've worked hard to get the information to make this call and I know the past 10 months have been hugely uncertain for our beef and dairy farmers", said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...
Sleep in this weekend05/29/2018 03:11The latest study, published last week in the Journal of Sleep Research, address the association of both weekday and weekend sleep duration with overall mortality.People who only get less than five hours of sleep a night throughout the week, but then have a longer snooze on the weekends, had no heightened mortality risk...