Health

Dogs Are Being Used to “Sniff Out” Diabetes

April 14, 2017 0

A chemical found in our breath could provide a flag to warn of dangerously-low blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. The finding, published […]

Health

Obesity Causes Premature Death—And Mostly in Men

April 14, 2017 0

A study of 3.9 million adults published today in The Lancet has found that being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of premature death. The risks of coronary heart disease, stroke, respiratory […]

Opinion

Is Cancer a Modern Disease?

April 14, 2017 0

Some scientists believe that cancer is a man-made disease, but others don’t. According to the research conducted in 2010 by Michael R. Zimmerman and A. Rosalie David, cancer is a modern, “man-made disease caused by […]

Opinion

What Do People in Their 90s Think about Death?

April 11, 2017 0

Jane Fleming (Department of Public Health and Primary Care) discusses attitudes to death among the very old. Across the developed world more people are living longer, which of course means more get to be extremely […]