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Sunday, 27 November 2022

Seven life lessons to help you take control if you feel lost

Social media star Toni Tone wrote her new book Take Note: Real Life Lessons with the aim of guiding younger women through life’s trials and tribulations – but the truth is, her wisdom is welcome whatever your age. ‘The book’s about living the life you want for yourself and how…

New method can protect organs during heart and aortic surgery

Researchers led by Hidetoshi Masumoto and Genshiro Sunagawa at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) in Japan have developed a new method of protecting organs during heart and aortic surgery when blood circulation has to be blocked. Rather than relying on cold temperatures to induce hypometabolism and reduce…

Vitamins: Its best to get them from food, not a bottle

Bottled vitamins might seem a convenient way to get all the important nutrients, but the best delivery method is still just eating actual healthy food. “We have plenty of studies showing that when we look at food as the bioavailable source of certain nutrients of vitamins and minerals, they tend…

Atezolizumab Fails to Improve Outcomes in Postsurgery Kidney Cancer

Adjuvant immunotherapy with atezolizumab for patients with renal cell carcinoma who have had a nephrectomy with or without a metastasectomy, failed to improve clinical outcomes in a group of patients who are at high risk of recurrence, finds a new international study conducted across 28 countries. The study, called IMmotion010…

‘Scorpion’ leaves dad stuck in Thailand with flesh-eating disease

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info A father is stuck in a hospital in Thailand and facing…

What Do I Need to Know About UTIs? An Expert Answers Your Burning Questions

I think we can all agree that urinary tract infections are the top 5 worst things anyone can experience. They’re painful, and uncomfortable and happen quite frequently for some unlucky people. But that doesn’t mean getting a UTI is a hopeless situation, or that there aren’t ways to prevent them…

In-person learning helped narrow reading gaps during pandemic

A study led by a North Carolina State University researcher found that although there were steep learning losses in reading for elementary school students during the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person learning opportunities helped some of those students mitigate learning loss and accelerate gains in reading compared to online learners. Younger elementary…