Antibiotics may treat endometriosis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found, in mice, that treatment with an antibiotic reduces the size of lesions caused by endometriosis. The researchers are planning a large, multicenter clinical trial to test the drug metronidazole in women who have the painful condition. The study is published online April 30 in the journal Human Reproduction. […]

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Could you save a life in an emergency?

Could you save a life in an emergency? Luckily, when ex-Olympian Mick Carter had a cardiac arrest, a heroic stranger DID know what to do Mick Carter, 69, a ex-Stock Exchange dealer from Essex, almost died recently  He suffered a major cardiac arrest while on a golf course with his son-in-law Fortunately, a fellow player – Garry Kerr, 47, from Suffolk […]

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Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Measles Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday that people in 21 states and the District of Columbia have contracted measles. So far, 107 people have been effected during this recent outbreak — and this number will likely exceed last year’s number of 118 cases, according to USA Today. All this talk about measles might have you wondering whether […]

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The liver suffers silently: a disease of the liver are often without complaints

Serious consequences in the case of fatty liver disease Very many people suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver. The diagnosis is commonplace in German medical practices. Almost every 3. Adults in Western countries suffer according to the German center for diabetes research (DZD) to this initially symptom-free disease. Without treatment, severe consequences, such as hypertension and type 2 Diabetes and cirrhosis […]

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Eating chocolate EVERY DAY is good for your brain, scientists claim

While we enjoy eating chocolate as much as the next person, it normally comes with a hefty portion of guilt afterwards. But turns out there IS a benefit to indulging those sugar cravings as new research suggests consuming a small amount of the good stuff every day could improve cognitive ability.  Scientists from the University of L’Aquila in Italy found […]

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