Dental care and hygiene is declining among young children in the UK, where the NHS reports that there were about 33,781 tooth extractions in children below the age of 10 years old between 2014 and 2015. NHS Chief Officer, Sara Hurley said that the rates of tooth extraction due to decay have gone up 3%…

Leading health organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), recommend that both girls and boys receive the HPV vaccine between the ages of 9 and 26 for cancer prevention. A new study suggests that survivors of childhood cancer receive the HPV vaccine at an even lower rate than their peers without cancer. ‘HPV…

When you are on a special diet to lose weight, key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce. A study carried out in mice may help explain the reason behind the failure to lose weight even after dieting. “Weight loss strategies are often inefficient because the body…

The presence of fathers plays an important role in a child’s development from birth through adulthood. A recent study reveals that the absence of a father has adverse physical and behavioural consequences for a growing child, especially boys. Death had the largest association and the effects were greater for boys than girls. Telomeres are thought…

UC Davis researchers have found that high levels of “good” cholesterol and low levels of “bad” cholesterol are correlated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain. The latter is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. “Our study shows that both higher levels of HDL good and lower levels of LDL bad cholesterol…

The future sounds quite promising as stem cell medicine keeps advancing with more conditions being researched. Disorders that were once considered as permanent or terminal can soon be treated. In an attempt to take precautions, people are doing their best such as exercising, controlling their diet, taking health supplements, undergoing periodic health check-ups and what…

Adding a minimally invasive clot removal procedure called stent thrombectomy to standard clot-dissolving therapy, showed dramatic improvement in stroke treatment. EXTEND-IA, an Australian and New Zealand randomized clinical research study, led by The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), looked at the effectiveness of a new treatment for stroke. The study involved adding a minimally invasive clot…

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is a procedure by which sperm from the father is injected directly into the mother’s egg in the laboratory, and then the fertilised egg is placed in her womb. First results from the world’s oldest group of young men conceived by means of ICSI fertility treatment because of their fathers’ infertility…

Night shift workers, who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have poor control over blood glucose levels when compared with those who work during the day or are unemployed, reveals a new study. The study results presented at the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., showed that poor long-term glycemic, or blood sugar…

Even in the absence of neurodevelopmental disorders, people carrying a Copy number variant (CNV) are associated with these disorders and may have impaired Ecognition, reveals a new study. Genetic alterations of rare deletions or duplications of small DNA segments, called copy number variants (CNVs), have been known to increase risk of neurodevelopmental disorders such as…

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