Scientists publish review on respiratory effects of vaping

Scientists from leading universities of the United States have revealed a comprehensive review of all vaping/e-cigarette reviewed scientific papers pertaining to the lungs. According to doctors, development of life-threatening diseases related to cigarette smoking such as emphysema and lung cancer…

Scientists create new technology to preserve bones

A research team of anthropologists at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed an innovative way to study old bones damage free. Specimen of old bones plays a crucial role in studying human life living hundreds and thousands of years…

NHS will not pay for a crucial migraine drug

NHS has announced the unavailability of a migraine drug outside of Scotland. The drug, Erenumab, also known as Aimovig has been described by some as “life changing”. Furthermore it is the first bespoke migraine drug available, which is determined by…

Study confirms the commonality of imposter syndrome

A new study reveals imposter syndrome is common among both classroom and workplace. People witness the imposter syndrome when they feel like frauds even if they are well-qualified and capable. The latest research developed by professors of Brigham Young University…

In a first medical cannabis approved for epilepsy

For patients suffering from two of the rare forms of childhood epilepsy, the EU has approved the use of medicinal cannabis. Such an action has been approved for the first time in the UK, in addition to other European countries….

US pediatric heart transplant undergoes policy change

The US Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network has recently revised its criteria and prioritized children over adults for heart transplant in order to curb the number of deaths on the waitlist. A study published in the American Journal of Transplantation…

A personality feature that predicts how often people exercise

A new study published in Psychological Science determines individuals who work on concrete plans for the future tend to engage more in physical activities, in comparison to individuals who do not plan so much in advance. Scientists observed there are…

China to utilize pork reserves to tackle swine fever

In the latest announcement China has announced to release pork supplies from its central reserve, an act seen as a measure to tackle the surge in prices and shortages caused by the onset of swine fever. Reports suggest, a state…

Childhood obesity linked with breastfeeding and leptin gene modification

Latest research presented at the 58th Annual European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Meeting determined breastfed children tend to develop a lower risk of obesity. Experts have linked this with reduced expression of the hormone-leptin. According to scientists the genetic modifications…