#Health

Smartphones to have ‘diet scanner’ technology

6 years ago — Quick Read

Technology which allows users to find out the sugar content in fruit or the fat in a piece of cheese could soon be widespread within a few years. Israeli start-up...

Investment in centres to tackle life-threatening diseases

6 years ago — Quick Read

On Wednesday, George Freeman, the Life Sciences Minister, announced a new investment worth £10 million for five new UK-wide research centres. The centres, which are funded by the Engineering and...

Biology not chronology reveals your true age

6 years ago — Quick Read

Scientists say they have found a new way to measure how old you are biologically rather than chronologically. Swedish researchers believe that a good indicator of biological age is a...

Bone protein could provide cure for diabetics

6 years ago — Quick Read

A protein primarily used to help mend bones can also force pancreatic cells to produce insulin. The discovery made by researchers at the Diabetes Research Institute in Florida could mean...

Medical dressing that changes colour could save lives

6 years ago — Quick Read

Researchers from Bath University are developing a medical dressing that changes colour to indicate infection. The dressing works by releasing fluorescent dye from small capsules and changing colour when it...

Possible step towards curing HIV

6 years ago — Quick Read

16 November 2015 The non-toxic drug Antabuse, also called disulfiram, which is currently used as an anti-alcohol drug, could be given to those suffering from HIV. The drug, which has...