- Caesarean ‘Raises Womb-Tear Risk’
A Caesarean section increases the risk by 50-fold that a woman’s uterus will rupture during a subsequent vaginal delivery, research suggests.
- Blood Donations From Previously Pregnant Women Restricted
New recommendations that restrict women who have previously been pregnant from donating platelets and plasma will have a major impact on the blood supply.
- Creatine Combined With Resistance Exercise Boosts Strength In Older Adults
If you are an ‘older adult’ and take creatine as well as doing exercise you may well enjoy greater benefits than just doing the exercise, say researchers from McMaster University, Canada.
- Working During Adolescence Increases Risk Of Smoking
Fourteen to 18-year-old adolescents are at an increased risk to initiate smoking when they start to work, according to researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Investigators found that adolescents who worked more than 10 hours per week also started smoking at an earlier age than their peers.
- Cold Virus Could Be Used To Destroy Cancer Cells
A genetically modified cold virus could be used to target and kill cancer cells, researchers said today.
- DNA Test Could Detect Cervical Cancer Early: Study
A DNA test for the virus that causes cervical cancer helps detect potentially dangerous lesions earlier than the commonly used pap smear technique, Dutch researchers said on Thursday.