Stories about Health

Mar 17 2016

Albemarle County Ranked as One of Top Five Healthiest in Virginia

That is apparent in Black Hawk County, for instance, that saw its health outcomes and its health factors decline since last year's rankings report. But no county ranks as...

Mar 16 2016

This is the most effective way to 'QUIT SMOKING' says research

Dr Lindson-Hawley said that it was still better to cut down on cigarettes than do nothing at all. The abrupt-quitters were issued nicotine patches, which they wore for ...

Mar 05 2016

Researchers train monkeys to mind-control a wheelchair

Machine-to-brain interfaces have previously been developed which allow primates to use cortical activity to control artificial limbs. As the animals think about moving to...

Mar 05 2016

Studies add more evidence of Zika's risk to pregnant women

While the Zika virus has previously been found to infect a range of human cells types, the latest study reveals that human NPCs showed a greater susceptibility to infecti...

Mar 04 2016

Scientists just made a "game-changing" cancer discovery

The new research had shown there were potential immunotherapy targets from the "trunk" of the tree that are flagged up on all of a tumour's multiplying cells. But now res...