Half an hour of yoga a day could lower breast cancer risk by 70pc

Half an hour of yoga a day could lower breast cancer risk by 70pc

Participants filled in a questionnaire about their habits, including exercise as well as routines prior to their diagnosis. Dr Cannioto said: “Our research shows some physical activity is far better, in terms of cancer survival, than no activity at all and it is just as beneficial as longer workouts.” The questionnaire was administered when patients […]
Newborn baby in Japan given liver stem cells in transplant world first

Newborn baby in Japan given liver stem cells in transplant world first

Doctors in Japan have successfully transplanted liver cells derived from embryonic stem cells into a newborn baby, in a world first that could provide new treatment options for infants. The newborn was suffering from urea cycle disorder, where the liver is not capable...
Britain was Europe’s fattest nation before the coronavirus crisis

Britain was Europe’s fattest nation before the coronavirus crisis

Meanwhile, research has found that one third of all hospital deaths from coronavirus in England have been among diabetics – the vast majority of cases “type 2” disease, which is fuelled by obesity. Public Health England has launched a review examining how...