In search of a treatment for a devastating genetic disease

In search of a treatment for a devastating genetic disease

VANISHING white matter disease… never heard of it? That’s not really surprising as it only affects 1 in 40 million people. There are currently fewer than 200 children living with the condition worldwide. Nonetheless it is a devastating and life-limiting...
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6 Running Stretches That Are Too Easy to Skip

6 Running Stretches That Are Too Easy to Skip

Photo: Twenty20 This article originally appeared on Life by Daily Burn. If you’re one of those runners who sprints away from a warm-up and cool-down as fast as you do a finish line, you’re missing out on some great benefits. Plus, you...
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This Plank Circuit Is the Ultimate Ab Workout (And Only Takes 10 Minutes!)

This Plank Circuit Is the Ultimate Ab Workout (And Only Takes 10 Minutes!)

Photo: Ryan Kelly / DB10 With 10 minutes on the clock, holding plank after plank can feel like a lifetime. But this ab-blasting plank series from Daily Burn’s new DB10 program is designed to distract your body and mind. Think: creative combinations like.....
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Teeth-grinding in teens ‘a sign of being bullied’

Teeth-grinding in teens ‘a sign of being bullied’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Teeth-grinding in teenagers could be sign of an underlying problem at school Teeth-grinding in teenagers could be a sign they are being bullied at school, research suggests. An oral health charity said parents and...
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Artificial Intelligence ushers in the era of superhuman doctors

Artificial Intelligence ushers in the era of superhuman doctors

Bruno Mangyoku By Kayt Sukel THE doctor’s eyes flit from your face to her notes. “How long would you say that’s been going on?” You think back: a few weeks, maybe longer? She marks it down. “Is it worse at...
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NHS ranked ‘number one’ health system

NHS ranked ‘number one’ health system

Image copyright JohnnyGreig The NHS has been ranked the number one health system in a comparison of 11 countries. The UK health service was praised for its safety, affordability and efficiency, but fared less well on outcomes such as preventing...
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What is chemsex and why is the UK government worried about it?

What is chemsex and why is the UK government worried about it?

Disinhibiting Daniel Kaesler/EyeEm/Getty By Clare Wilson No chemsex please, we’re British. It has widely been reported this morning that the UK government is gunning for chemsex in its new drug strategy, published today. But what is it, and is it...
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Hundreds charged in huge opioid and healthcare fraud crackdown

Hundreds charged in huge opioid and healthcare fraud crackdown

Obtained illegally? Douglas Sacha/Moment/Getty By Mallory Locklear Hundreds of people have been charged with acts of healthcare fraud in the largest crackdown in US history. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and US Department of Health and Human Services Secre...
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£3.4m Pencoed radiology and imaging academy plan unveiled

£3.4m Pencoed radiology and imaging academy plan unveiled

A new academy to train radiologists and imaging professionals is to be created in Wales with £3.4m of Welsh Government funding. The new National Imaging Academy for Wales will be based in Pencoed, Bridgend, and is due to be up...
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US ranked worst healthcare system, while the NHS is the best

US ranked worst healthcare system, while the NHS is the best

Difficult to afford Spencer Platt/Getty By Andy Coghlan A comparison of health systems in 11 wealthy nations has found the US falling short by multiple measures, while the UK’s National Health Service leads in several categories. “We measured performance q...
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GPs accuse government of ‘long-standing underfunding’

GPs accuse government of ‘long-standing underfunding’

Image copyright Thinkstock The Royal College of GPs has accused the Scottish government of “long-standing underfunding” of GP practices. It has also criticised the “confusion” surrounding £500m of future spending commitments. The comme...
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