Medical research

High blood sugar levels 'reprogram' stem cells

High levels of glucose in the blood "reprogrames" stem cells, leading to a lasting increase in the risk of developing dangerous atherosclerosis, according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation published today ...

Cardiology

Testosterone therapy reduces heart attack and stroke

Supplementing testosterone significantly reduces heart attacks and strokes in men with unnaturally low levels of the hormone, according to new research presented at the European Association of Urology congress today.

Vaccination

COVID-19 vaccine boosters: Is a third dose really needed?

The UK is enjoying real success with its COVID-19 vaccine coverage. Around 85% of adults (44.8 million people) have received one vaccine dose and 63% (33 million people) both doses, with around 160,000 doses a day still being ...

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