Care for cancer: England still lags behind the best

[ad_1] Image copyright SPL England has failed to close the gap in the nations with the best performance when it comes to cancer treatment, despite 20 years of attempts, an analysis suggests. The Health Foundation's review of the government's registry between 1995 and 2015 said that despite four strategies setting ambitious goals, the NHS was … Read more

50% lower sperm count in children of parents who smoke

[ad_1] Studies have repeatedly linked maternal smoking during pregnancy, with reduced sperm counts in male offspring. A team of researchers at the University of Lund in Sweden found that regardless of mother's exposure to nicotine, men whose parents smoked at the time of pregnancy had half the sperm count of non-smokers. The study was conducted … Read more

Study identifies a genetic driver of deadly prostate cancer

[ad_1] The graph shows high activity of a transcription factor network that includes the Onecut2 molecule in tumors of patients whose prostate cancer resisted hormone therapy (above the purple bar) in comparison to other types. (Michael Freeman, Ph.D.) Credit: Nature Publishing Group A new study has identified a new molecular driver for lethal prostate cancer, … Read more

Nigeria: The Second Phase of Nigeria's Biggest-Ever Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign Gets Underway

[ad_1] press release The Government of Nigeria – with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF aims to vaccinate 26.2 million people this year through preventive campaigns. The second phase of its biggest ever yellow fever campaign seeks to establish high population immunity nationwide and began today. This step … Read more

Global report highlights how the changing world is affecting children's physical activity levels

[ad_1] Children around the world are not moving enough to maintain healthy growth and development, according to a global report released today. The Global Active Alliance for Healthy Children (AHKGA) report compared 49 countries from six continents to assess global trends in physical activity in children in developed and developing countries, resulting in a comparison … Read more

Chinese university & # 39; for news of first babies CRISPR

[ad_1] It is not the usual way for top scientists to announce their findings to the world, but on Monday, Jiankui released a video proclaiming that he had produced the world's first human babies whose genomes were edited using the powerful technique called CRISPR. He had also previously spoken with the Associated Press about his … Read more

Ontario boy with poliomyelitis syndrome adjusting to home life

[ad_1] Almost three months after he arrived at CHEO, suffering from a rare polio-like condition, four-year-old Xavier Downton is back in Rockland and getting ready to go back to school. Life is very different for Xavier than he was before he was rushed to the CHEO on September 4, suffering from what his family thought … Read more

New cost-saving Aids drug tender due in December

[ad_1] Six companies had registered three-in-one pills containing dolutegravir, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and lamivudine with the SA Health Products Regulatory Agency, according to Pillay. The latest company to announce the registration of its product is local pharmaceutical manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare, which on Monday launched its version, branded Emdolten. The current tender, valued at R14bn when … Read more

53k children vaccinated on the first day of measles and rubella | News from Bareilly

[ad_1] Bareilly: 53,352 children were vaccinated in the district of Bareilly on Monday, the first day of the campaign against measles and rubella. According to officials, children enrolled in 257 schools were vaccinated. The health department has set a total goal of vaccinating 17.10 lakh children in the district. Minister of State for Labor and … Read more