British scientists have made a world-first breakthrough in the diagnosis of tuberculosis.
British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough
Multiple sclerosis is a condition whereby the immune system attacks and destroys myelin - the protective coating of nerve fibers - which triggers movement problems characteristic of the disease. Now, researchers say that they may have found a way to restore myelin formation, bringing closer the possibility of new treatments for multiple sclerosis.
Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models
Cracked heels, also referred to as heel fissures, are a common foot condition, which can cause discomfort or even pain. They result from dry skin and are accompanied by thickened skin, plus sometimes yellow or brown calluses around the heel edge.
Six fixes for cracked heels
Recent findings, published in the journal Science, provide new insight into the way a simple word - "you" - can help us understand negative experiences and extract meaning from them.
How the word 'you' helps us deal with negative experiences
More than 20,000 people living in U.S. nursing homes experienced serious injuries to the face last year, mainly from falling and hitting hard surfaces or while getting in and out of bed, a recent study suggests.
Facial injuries are common in US nursing home residents
Children who drink one serving of 100 percent fruit juice a day don't appear to gain significantly more weight than kids who consume no juice at all, a research review suggests.
Daily glass of pure fruit juice doesn't cause weight gain in kids
A recent study investigating injury mortality in people with autism spectrum disorders delivers some surprising and disturbing results.
Swimming lessons may be life-saver for children with autism
This is a very important finding that we all need to keep in mind whenever we decide to eat any highly processed food.
Processed Carbs Can Increase Food Cravings
If you have seasonal allergies, the arrival of spring on Monday is probably less about warmth and flowers and more about itchy eyes and congestion.
Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies
The healthiest hearts in the world have been found in the Tsimane people in the forests of Bolivia, say researchers.
'Healthiest hearts in the world' found

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