Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Updated app will boost Meniere's research

Research into Ménière's Disease is getting a big boost this week, with the release of a newly updated tool to record and analyse symptoms.

Health

Breastfeeding protects against environmental pollution

Living in a city with a high level of vehicle traffic or close to a steel works means living with two intense sources of environmental pollution. However, a study conducted by the UPV/EHU researcher Aitana Lertxundi indicates ...

Overweight & Obesity

Surprising new leads uncovered in global obesity epidemic

Researchers have uncovered surprising new leads in the worldwide obesity epidemic by examining the combination of our rapidly changing environment with our overwhelming appetite for protein.

Health

Outdoor enthusiasts need a lightning plan

(HealthDay)—Those partaking in outdoor sports and activities need to be aware of the threat posed by lightning and take appropriate safety measures, experts say.

Medications

Hyperbaric oxygen chambers aren't cure-alls, FDA warns

(HealthDay)—Despite claims on some websites, there is no evidence that hyperbaric oxygen therapy cures or is an effective treatment for diseases such as cancer, autism, diabetes or other diseases, the U.S. Food and Drug ...

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