Childhood adversity linked to heart disease in middle age

Childhood adversity linked to heart disease in middle age

Growing up in a challenging family environment is associated with higher rates of cardiovascular disease and mortality in middle age, according to a large prospective study. Lasting physiological, psychological, and behavioral changes are likely to play a role. Share on PinterestTraumatic childhood experiences may increase the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease in middle age, a […]
‘Smart toilet’ recognizes users and checks for signs of disease

‘Smart toilet’ recognizes users and checks for signs of disease

A team at Stanford Medicine has developed gadgets that can be fitted in an ordinary toilet to screen urine and feces and upload the encrypted health data. The technology may be particularly useful for monitoring individuals at high risk of developing particular...
Infectious disease expert warns it is ‘really serious’

Infectious disease expert warns it is ‘really serious’

Speaking to Medical News Today in part one of a two part interview, Prof. Paul Kellam’s message is clear. The current situation is very bad, and we all have a role to play in the global effort to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Share on PinterestProf. Paul Kellam is part...
Daily hot baths tied to lower cardiovascular disease risk

Daily hot baths tied to lower cardiovascular disease risk

A new observational study has found a statistically significant link between having hot baths on a regular basis and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and events such as stroke. Share on PinterestDaily hot baths are associated with a decreased risk of...
Scientists find promising new treatment for Lyme Disease

Scientists find promising new treatment for Lyme Disease

A new study gives hope that an effective treatment for Lyme disease may be available in the future. The new treatment involves the drugs cefotaxime and azlocillin. Share on PinterestNew research finds a promising new compound in the fight against Lyme disease, which...