UAE doctors bust myths on heart health on World Heart Day Vaping, diets, women not necessarily safer for heart health
British scientists develop simple eye test that could predict death
Technique could help reach more people due to proposed ‘high-street availability’
Immune reactions to severe Covid may trigger brain problems, study finds
Research suggests immune response may be cause of delirium and brain fog in Covid patients
COVID immune reaction could affect brain mechanisms and induce neurological symptoms
Scientists analysed blood samples taken from a small group of patients who were admitted to a London hospital during the first wave of the pandemic.
AI eye checks can predict heart disease risk in less than minute, finds study
Breakthrough opens door to a highly effective, non-invasive test that does not need to be done in a clinic
Cancer-killing virus tested as cutting-edge therapy
Story at a glance Researchers are testing a modified cold sore virus to help fight cancer. Encoded in the virus are the instructions to produce a specific antibody. Preliminary results from a phase…
People hospitalised with Covid may have higher heart failure risk
The findings support a growing body of research that suggests some people infected with Covid-19 go on to develop long-term heart problems, but some medical experts say there may be too many other factors that could explain the link.
Blood test could identify long-COVID risk and allow early intervention
If the experimental test is validated by further research it may result in people at high risk of long-COVID being given anti-viral treatments in the hope of preventing debilitating symptoms.