Tag Archives: People

Fitter People Have Greatly Reduced Chance Of Developing Lung And Colorectal Cancers, Says New Study

A new study has shown that a higher level of fitness is associated with a dramatic reduction in risk of developing lung and colorectal cancers. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free. Getty We all know that being physically fit reduces the risk of numerous diseases including heart disease, obesity and various types of cancer, but new work done… Read More »

Medical News Today: Study finds that many people diagnosed with MS do not have the condition

Researchers found that nearly 1 in 5 people who had received a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis had other unrelated conditions. Some conditions, such as stroke or migraine, have similar symptoms to MS. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a widespread disabling neurological condition in which the immune system attacks and destroys the fatty tissue that surrounds the… Read More »

Lab-grown blood vessels given to people who need dialysis

A bioengineered blood vesselR.D. Kirkton et al., Science Translational Medicine (2019 By Donna Lu Human blood vessels grown in the lab have successfully been added to people’s own circulatory systems. The blood vessels are grown from the recipient’s own tissue and could be used in the future to replace arteries damaged by heart disease. Heather Prichard… Read More »