Purple Stride Walk

Purple Stride Walk

East Greenwich, R.I. (WPRI) – The annual PurpleStride Rhode Island walk kicks off Sunday morning, the signature event of the pancreatic cancer action network. The walk is an opportunity for survivors, family and friends to pay tribute to those who have been affected by the disease. It is being held at Goddard Memorial Park. Opening […]

Seven warnings signs to prevent skin cancer

Seven warnings signs to prevent skin cancer

But spending hours in the baking sun does come with its risks, so this is a good time for a reminder about the importance of protecting your skin. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland, according to the Irish Cancer Society, with around 10,000 new cases diagnosed every year. There are different types […]

JOHN PERRY: Diet plays a big part in stroke prevention

JOHN PERRY: Diet plays a big part in stroke prevention

According to a recent study, people who regularly eat grilled or well-done beef, chicken or fish might increase their risk of developing high blood pressure. The study followed more than 100,000 men and women over more than a decade and found that the high-temperature method of cooking meats had a statistically significant relationship to the […]

Breakthrough test reveals pain in colour

Breakthrough test reveals pain in colour

It can be hard to know when a baby or dementia patient is in persistent pain because they either can’t or struggle to communicate their level of suffering. But a breakthrough blood test that identifies chronic pain using colour biomarkers could fix this challenging situation faced by many doctors. The world-first test, called the ‘painHS’ […]

Mental well-being during pregnancy and motherhood

Mental well-being during pregnancy and motherhood

World Maternal Mental Health Day, which was celebrated on 2 May aimed to spread the awareness of mental or psychiatric disorders that are prevalent in the perinatal period (the first 1 000 days of life), to ensure access to mental health care during this vulnerable time. According to Akeso Crescent Clinic, untreated disorders affecting the […]

Here's What Has Contributed to Migraine Affecting Millions Worldwide

Here's What Has Contributed to Migraine Affecting Millions Worldwide

The findings, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, suggest that adaptation to cold temperatures in early human populations may have contributed, to some extent, to the variation in migraine prevalence that exists among human groups today. IANS Updated:May 6, 2018, 10:46 AM IST Representative Image: © diego_cervo / Istock.com A genetic variant that had […]

These people primarily responsible for dengue transmission, says study

These people primarily responsible for dengue transmission, says study

These people primarily responsible for dengue transmission, says study Photo:ANI It seems like a specific kind of people is responsible for the transmission of dengue, according to a study. The latest finding suggests that people showcasing no symptoms are probably the primary source of dengue fever. The study was conducted by the University of Notre […]

Meat-Based Diet Can Lead To Growth In Infants, New Study Suggests

Meat-Based Diet Can Lead To Growth In Infants, New Study Suggests

A new study suggests that giving an infant meat-based food can be beneficial to their growth. The study was conducted over a seven-month period on infants aged 5 to 12 months old.  ( yalehealth | pixabay ) Over the years, many still debate about what food to feed the babies during their developmental stages. Although formula and baby […]

Measles exposure warning issued for four counties

Measles exposure warning issued for four counties

CLOSE More cases of the disease are being reported from airports in Detroit, Newark and Memphis. Here is what you should know about measles and how to tell if you’re protected. USA TODAY This unidentified child in an undated photo has a 4-day-old measles rash.(Photo: Barbara Rice, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Immunization […]