Obesity risk higher in children born by cesarean section

Obesity risk higher in children born by cesarean section

Children delivered by cesarean section may be at higher risk of becoming obese compared to children born vaginally, researchers say.

How green tea targets cancer cells

How green tea targets cancer cells

A compound found in green tea may be an effective way to kill oral cancer cells without damaging healthy cells.

To live longer, eat 10 servings of fruit and veges a day: study

To live longer, eat 10 servings of fruit and veges a day: study

A major UK-based study has found eating 10 helpings of fruit and vegetables a day is better than the minimum recommended five.

UN issues list of top 12 most worrying bacteria

UN issues list of top 12 most worrying bacteria

The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options.

Baby brain scans may reveal autism risk: study

Baby brain scans may reveal autism risk: study

Brain scans of babies may predict which ones will develop autism, a debilitating disorder whose symptoms can be softened with early behavioural therapy, researchers have found.

Over 200 baldness-linked genetic markers uncovered

Over 200 baldness-linked genetic markers uncovered

There are more than 200 new genetic regions that could be used to predict a man's chances of severe hair loss.

Lasers help doctors remove brain cancer

Lasers help doctors remove brain cancer

Lasers can help surgeons rapidly analyse brain cancers and decide how much tissue to remove, a study shows.

Gene therapy allows deaf mice to hear again, study finds

Gene therapy allows deaf mice to hear again, study finds

Gene therapy delivered by a benign virus enabled deaf lab mice to hear for the first time, researchers revealed this week, offering hope for people suffering with genetic hearing impairments.