Breast Cancer Australia: Sisters diagnosed within six weeks of each other

Two sisters who were diagnosed with breast cancer within six weeks of each other have revealed how they worked together to overcome the disease. Aisling, 50, and Margaret Cunningham, 46, from Brisbane, received the earth-shattering news in August, 2020. Margaret was standing in front of the mirror when she noticed one of her breasts looked … Read more

First ever alopecia hair loss drug – which affects Jada Pinkett Smith – approved as NHS may pay

Regulators have given the green light to the first alopecia treatment proven to regrow hair. Trials have shown that taking the daily pill can almost entirely reverse the condition that causes hair to fall out in clumps. Called baricitinib, the drug is already in use on the NHS for a number of conditions, including arthritis, … Read more

Fungus is telltale cancer sign, possibly screenable by blood test: Israel-US study

Hunting for fungus in the human body may offer a brand-new method for early detection of cancer, Israeli scientists suggest in new peer-reviewed research. Working with colleagues in the US, they studied tumors from 17,000 cancer patients to document, for the first time, which fungi live in the tissue. There has been very limited research … Read more

‘They’re just as healthy—and cheaper than fresh’

1. Berries Use it for: baked desserts, smoothies, yogurt toppings, breakfast bowls Berries, such as blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries, are one of nature’s best sources of antioxidants. Studies show that antioxidant levels in berries remain stable long after they’re frozen. Some of the best stores to find frozen berries at a bargain include Trader … Read more

Coffee drinking linked to better cardiovascular health, longevity

Share on PinterestA study found that drinking mild-to-moderate daily coffee may help lower the risk of arrhythmias, cardiovascular disease risk, and all-cause mortality. Sabine Kriesch/EyeEm/Getty Images Researchers analyzed how the quantity and type of coffee consumption influence the risk of arrhythmias, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality in adults ages 40 to 69. They found that … Read more

Terrifying Khosta-2 Russian Bat Virus Could Spark the Next Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over. In fact, it shows signs of lingering for, well, a long time. But even as politicians and health authorities struggle with how, if at all, to keep addressing the current pandemic, scientists are already anticipating the next one. They’re scouring the planet for animal viruses that, like SARS-CoV-2, could leap … Read more