AliveCor ‘Kardia Band’ Medical Grade EKG Analyzer for Apple Watch Receives FDA Approval
Medical smartphone accessory company AliveCor this week received FDA-approval for its EKG Kardia Band, the first medical-grade accessory...
News digest – NHS announcements, the Budget, experimental treatments and… alcoholic jelly?
Our top stories this week include the NHS’ commitments to early diagnosis, a budget boost for research, and...
Our milestones: Nudging breast cancer radiotherapy in the right direction
The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer....
Bowel screening and car park cancer scans: what you need to know about the latest NHS announcements
NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in...
Global Warming Might Be Especially Dangerous for Pregnant Women
Scientists are concerned that heat waves could be linked to more premature births and stillbirths.
News digest – breast cancer drugs, alcohol pricing, ‘indulgent grandparents’, and… coffee (again)?
This week saw two breast cancer drugs approved in England, and Scotland winning the right to set a...
How People Came to Believe Blueberries Are the Healthiest Fruit
The story of antioxidants and highly colored foods involves as much marketing as science.
Science Surgery: ‘Is the one-size-fits-all treatment approach obsolete?’
Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for...
‘My Alcohol Tracker’: could Amazon’s Alexa help you cut down on your drinking?
For Alcohol Awareness Week we've launched a tracker for Amazon Alexa-enabled devices to see if voice technology can...
News digest – Testosterone, artificial intelligence, genetic tests, the HPV vaccine and… a cuppa?
Our top stories this week: testosterone levels and prostate cancer risk, new cervical screening research and detecting oesophageal...