Nurse says red eyes are telltale sign of coronavirus infection

Red eyes may be a tell-tale sign of coronavirus: Nurse who treated patients in Seattle nursing home says they ALL shared the facial ‘symptom’ Chelsey Earnest is a nurse at Life Care Center in Kirkland, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Washington state She said redness around the eyes was the most important sign that someone was infected with the […]

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Cancer symptoms: The sign on your tongue that could signal the deadly disease

Cancer refers to any one of a large number of diseases characterised by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. Signs and symptoms caused by cancer will vary depending on what part of the body is affected. There are a number of symptoms associated with the tongue that […]

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Red LED lights for acne could prevent scarring after surgery

Red LED lights used to treat acne could prevent scarring after surgery by slowing down collagen production, say researchers Researchers leading trial say that if effective it could ‘revolutionise’ scarring  Scars are a natural response to tissue damage as fibroblasts form to seal skin Red light is thought to slow down the formation of fibroblasts and so collagen  Device tested by doctors […]

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Adding red light to artificial lungs to reduce carbon monoxide in poisoned patients

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School has found that it is possible to remove carbon monoxide (CO) from blood by shining a red light on it as it moves through an artificial lung. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, they describe their device and how well it worked during testing […]

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Renegade genes caught red handed

The guardians of the human genome that work to prevent potentially disease-causing gene expression might not be as effective at their jobs as previously thought, according to new University of Arizona research. Human chromosomes are made up of DNA, about half of which includes ancient remnants of a type of virus called transposons. Also known as “jumping genes,” transposons have […]

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Sexy Mama! Anne Hathaway Walks 1st Red Carpet Since Announcing Pregnancy

Talk about a glow! Anne Hathaway showed off her growing baby bump two weeks after announcing that she is expecting her second child with husband Adam Shulman. The actress, 36, walked the red carpet at the Thursday, August 8, opening of Broadway play Sea Wall/A Life at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. Hathaway wore a hot pink tea-length dress […]

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Study: eat a sausage can trigger COPD

Consumption of processed meat and sausages increases the COPD risk Millions of people worldwide suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In most cases, the disease, which is popularly called smoker’s cough is also caused by tobacco consumption. However, the consumption of processed red meat can researcher of the COPD-risk increase, reports. Up to five million Federal citizens suffer from […]

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