If you are living at a high latitude or in a place with a lot of heavy cloud cover, you cannot make vitamin D most of the year, which results in a higher-than-normal risk of getting pancreatic cancer, said first author Cedric Garland from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. ...More
The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fuelling drug resistance and allowing long-treatable diseases to become killers, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
I started taking photos of migrants because I was living in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands working as a photographer for the local paper, and they were coming over from all over sub-Saharan Africa. ...More
Wearing tight clothes or figure-hugging shape wear may lead to nerve compression in your back and also restrict your hip bone movement, putting pressure on your spine and leading to backache, says an expert. ...More
The term diabetes mellitus describes a metabolic disorder of multiple etiologies characterised by chronic hyperglycemia (excess blood sugar level) with disturbances of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism resulting from defects of insulin secretion, insulin action or both. ...More
Although it may be tempting to suppress feelings of stress, a normal reaction to stress is important to good health, explained one of the study's authors Kevin Laugero from the University of California, Davis. ...More