Death or reinfarction delayed by more than one year with coronary stenting

Death or reinfarction is delayed by more than one year with a primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) strategy that includes hospital transfer, compared to fibrinolysis, according to late breaking results from the DANAMI-2 trial presented in a Hot Line Session today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology and published in European Heart Journal. “In the […]

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Doctors give mental health pills to more than one million teenagers

Doctors give mental health pills to more than one million 18 to 20-year-olds in a year as the number of young people on antidepressants soars by 20% One in nine of the age group are taking the drugs to treat anxiety or bi-polar  There is a risk of side effects when coming off pills including suicidal thoughts Figures found by […]

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One out of ten people has ndes

According to a new study, with participants from 35 countries, around ten percent of all people of near-death reports experiences. In the case of such experiences, which are not scientifically explainable, it comes to out-of-body sensations, hallucinations, racing thoughts, and time distortion. Of 1,034 participants, 289 people have had near-death experiences. The most frequently cited sensations were abnormal perception of […]

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One simple change cut unnecessary imaging for cancer patients in half

Simply introducing a default physician order—a “nudge”—into electronic health records (EHRs) cut the use of unnecessary daily imaging in half during palliative radiation therapy sessions for patients with advanced cancer, according to a Penn Medicine study published today in JAMA Oncology. While daily imaging is typically used in curative cancer treatment, national guidelines recommend providers transition to weekly imaging for […]

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The Most Life-Changing Orgasm You'll Ever Have Is One You Probably Haven't Heard Of

Lots of things in life have been described as orgasmic: sex (obviously), food, dreams, childbirth. Wait…orgasmic childbirth? You didn’t read that wrong. Orgasmic childbirth—a.k.a. a birth-gasm—is when a woman has an orgasm while she’s in labor. And even though it’s a relatively rare phenomenon (one study suggests it occurs in just 0.3 percent of women), it’s a legit possible one. […]

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Nearly one in five parents say their child never wears a helmet while riding a bike

Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a new national poll finds. Eighteen percent of parents say their child never wears a helmet on a bike ride, and even more say their kids skip helmets on a skateboard (58 percent) and scooter (61 percent), suggests the […]

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One in six cancer patients struggle to get their drugs

Cancer drugs are NOT reaching the patients: One in six sufferers have faced an NHS block to treatments that are recommended by their doctors, report warns The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London has authored the new report They found 16% of patients have faced problems getting recommended drugs Specialists say the sky-high price of modern drugs are at […]

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Dr Michael Mosley reveals his top 5:2 recipes for one person

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY’S 5:2 recipes for one person: Lose two stone in just three months with these delicious meals by sticking to 800 calories on two fast days per week Seven years ago, almost to the day, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Rather than take medication, I chose to tackle the problem myself by experimenting with my diet, […]

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Mother dies of cervical cancer after missing just ONE smear test

‘She only missed one smear test’: Mother dies of cervical cancer less than 18 months after she skipped a routine screening Carly Gorst was told she had a four-inch tumour in her cervix in December 2017 Endured surgery, chemo and radiotherapy but the disease became terminal Died in her husband Craig’s arms just a week after their wedding  e-mail 1 […]

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