health

German and Dutch Supermarkets Withdraw All Eggs From Shelves

The Dutch food and product safety board (NVWA) revealed the scandal and raised the alarm this week about eggs that have been contaminated and pose a severe threat to consumers, according to Euractiv. It stressed that the level of fipronil was “so

Scientists Edited Human Embryos To Prevent Heart Disease

The US scientists used CRISPR to genetically edit human embryos to remove a disease gene, which is the basis for trying to create the first gene-modified people, according to the MIT Technology Review. According to the report, Shoukhrat Mitalipov and colleagues at

Mediterranean Diet: New Study Finds Not Everyone Benefits From It

According to a new Italian study, the Mediterranean diet, that emphasizes eating plant-based foods, including vegetables, nuts, fruits and whole grains, in addition to fish and poultry, does not benefit everyone, the Hindustan Times reports. The results of the research showed that

Green Tea Could Prevent Memory Loss and Obesity, Study Finds

A new study reveals that a molecule of Epigallocatechin—3-gallata (EGCG) contained in green tea could even protect against insulin resistance - which is one of causes of type 2 diabetes, according to Daily Express. Scientists have looked in to the effect on

Finnish Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine Human Trials To Start In 2018

According to yle.fi, type 1 diabetes may be more common in Finland than anywhere else in the world. A vaccine for type 1 diabetes developed by Finnish researchers will be tested on mainly Finnish human subjects in late 2018. The scientists first

Japanese Scientists Create Skin-Like Wearable Health Sensors

According to Science Daily, the Japanese scientists have developed a new hypoallergenic electronic sensor that can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and is so light and thin that users forget they even have it on. The

Man Revives After 40 Minutes With No Pulse

John Ogburn, 36, suffered a heart attack while working on his laptop in Charlotte, North Carolina on 26 June, according to the BBC. Two police officers who happened to be nearby began CPR on the father-of-three within a minute of the 911

Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Approved By US Drug Watchdog

A new treatment called a "living drug" modifies immune cells of the patient and ‘teaches’ them to attack cancer cells. The drug known as CAR-T cell immunotherapy was approved by FDA to be used for children and young adults with a common

Coffee Helps You Live Longer, New Study Shows

The good news comes to coffee lovers from researchers in two new studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The surveys found that drinking coffee increases longevity and prevents the risk of early death across various races, according to

Personalized Cancer Vaccine Test Show Promising Results

The vaccine has been tested in two small groups of people with melanoma, a type of skin cancer. Twelve of the 19 test subjects remained cancer-free for two years after vaccine administration, the researchers published in the Nature magazine. “This is not yet