Oncology & Cancer

Five reasons physical activity is important for cancer patients

You might know that physical activity can help lower your risk of getting many common types of cancer. But what many of us don't realize is just how important physical activity is if you've been diagnosed with cancer.

Cardiology

Stethoscope 'still useful' in detecting child heart problems

A traditional stethoscope and physical examination is 95% accurate in detecting heart ailments in children and remains a valuable diagnostic tool in an era of increasing reliance on costlier echocardiography, a study suggests.

Medical research

Researchers grow 'synthetic' embryo with brain and beating heart

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have created model embryos from mouse stem cells that form a brain, a beating heart, and the foundations of all the other organs of the body—a new avenue for recreating the first ...

Cardiology

Injectable gel to repair damage after a heart attack

University of Manchester Researchers have developed a new biodegradable gel that can help to improve the delivery of cells directly into the living heart and could form a new generation of treatments to repair damage caused ...

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