Dwarfism Drug Aims to Boost Healthy Growth.

By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Scientists hope a new type of medication could boost healthy growth in children born with dwarfism. Sam Short, nine, from south-west London has been on the treatment for three years as part of a global trial. It is experimental but experts hope the drug can stop some…

5 Medical Examinations Every Couple Needs before Marriage.

Medical tests that couples should carry out and carefully discuss before agreeing to marry each other. Before you take that slow, almost-rhythmic walk down the aisle with the love of your life, there are medical facts about him or her you must have known and be willing to live with. We list five medical examinations…

These 5 Fertility Myths Might be Responsible for Delaying Your Baby Joy.

We busted 5 fertility myths below – hopefully you’ll become more positive about your chances after this! When it comes to fertility, there is a lot of misinformation out there. Meaning, there are many fertility myths that you shouldn’t believe and that may even be delaying your baby journey. From the dangers of being a…

These 5 Fertility Myths Might be Responsible for Delaying your Baby Joy

We busted 5 fertility myths below – hopefully you’ll become more positive about your chances after this! When it comes to fertility, there is a lot of misinformation out there. Meaning, there are many fertility myths that you shouldn’t believe and that may even be delaying your baby journey. From the dangers of being a…

DWARF Sam Short grew twice as fast after receiving a breakthrough drug…

DWARF Sam Short grew twice as fast after receiving a breakthrough drug… By Shaun Wooller Sam Short is getting bigger thanks to a new drug. DWARF Sam Short grew twice as fast after receiving a breakthrough “fertiliser” drug in a clinical trial. The boy, nine, is now completing triathlons after his legs grew long enough…

THOUSANDS of Premature Births Could be Avoided

THOUSANDS of Premature Births Could be Avoided By Shaun Wooller Thousands of premature births could be avoided if delivery is delayed when a woman’s waters break early. Doctors say it may be better for a mum to carry her baby to 37 weeks if there are no signs of infection or complications. Doctors believe it…

Researchers find protein that might prevent, reverse diabetes

Researchers find protein that might prevent, reverse diabetes By Gianna D’Emilio A recent study finds that targeting a specific protein within the fat cells of mice reverses type 2 diabetes. The results also show that the protein can prevent the disease from developing. Could new findings lead the way to improved diabetes treatments? Since the…

How much coffee is too much? By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Jun 21, 2019

(CNN) – Is coffee safe or risky for your heart? Two recent studies appear to contradict each other on this question, which often leaves coffee-lovers scratching their heads. A study presented at the British Cardiovascular Society conference in June suggests that drinking five cups of coffee a day was no worse for the arteries than…

Nutrition: Even Identical Twins Respond Differently to Food

By Ana Sandoiu | Fact checked by Jasmin Collier Published 2 hours ago The largest ongoing study of its kind finds that people’s responses to food vary depending on a wide variety of factors. The findings suggest that the future of nutrition lies in personalized dietary advice. New research shows why doctors need to personalize…