March 29, 2017 0716 GMT
New tool aids surgeons with bad posture in the OR
Researchers at the University at Buffalo (UB) have developed a new tool to identify poor posture and correct awkward positions for surgeons in the operating room.
Being a parent makes you live longer
Having children can increase life expectancy, especially in very old age, a new study found.
Watching TV three hours a day linked to child diabetes
Children who spend more than three hours a day in front of the TV or a computer may be at greater risk of developing diabetes.
Device shows images of earliest stage Alzheimer's
A team at Lund University in Sweden has identified the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease using images from before beta-amyloid proteins begin to clump.
Paralysis inspires MS discovery
Dr. Denise Fitzgerald, from Queen's University Belfast, said, "I had a dead leg one Sunday morning and it progressed to full paralysis within two hours."
Health warning over toxic levels of vitamin D sold in supplements
Hundreds of people in the UK are regularly taking toxic overdoses of vitamin D in supplements bought online, according to Britain’s leading testing laboratory.
Gene found to cause sudden death in young people
Researchers from Canada, South Africa and Italy have identified a new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people and athletes.
Weight loss in pensioners could be early sign of serious illness
Losing weight can be an early sign of serious illness and is not a normal part of the aging process, experts have warned.
Eating broccoli may prevent cancer, diabetes
Eating broccoli reduces obesity as well as preventing cancer and diabetes, suggested new research.
Detailed advisories help bring down blood mercury concentrations among women
A new study shows detailed consumption advisories have a role in recent years when fish consumption has increased while blood mercury concentrations have decreased among women of childbearing age in the US.
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