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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Families could be called on for Covid-19 end of life care

Families could soon be on the ‘frontline’. They may be called on to give drugs to relatives dying in community settings during the pandemic. Ben Bowers and colleagues at Cambridge University outlined their role in this startling new strategy in the British Medical Journal. They emphasise caregivers worldwide should be thinking about how drugs can… Read More »

Could CBD help you drink less alcohol?

We’re drinking more alcohol than ever, despite social restrictions. But the new soberista crowd are now looking to CBD to take the edge off their nerves with no hangovers In a surprise to precisely no one, Brits are drinking more in lock down. Pubs and bars may be closed across the country, but that hasn’t… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes can cause erectile function in men – taking this supplement could help

A new peer-reviewed study, published in the Bratislava Medical Journal, shows that daily supplementation with the natural antioxidant, Pycnogenol can improve the symptoms of erectile dysfunction caused by the condition. This study adds to a body of research showing the benefits of Pycnogenol for improving circulation and blood flow, strengthening the vascular system and managing cholesterol.  Dr… Read More »

Sugars could be the key to an earlier, more accurate test for prostate cancer

A new type of test that uses complex sugars to detect prostate cancer earlier and with greater accuracy is being developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham. The test works by identifying sugars, known as glycans, in blood. These sugars are attached to protein molecules called PSA and are known to undergo distinct but… Read More »

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens, cases could soon be second highest in world

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, who passed away from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of… Read More »

Taking aspirin just once a week could slash risk of some cancers by nearly 40 percent

Cancer can aggressively attack its host, even killing the people it invades. The old adage is prevention is better than cure. Now research points towards aspirin as one way to reduce your risk. In the Annals of Oncology journal, a peer-reviewed scientific body of work, the largest and most comprehensive analysis of the link between… Read More »