Diabetes Pills and Pens are the New Hope for Drug Companies

Novo Nordisk A/S, the largest industry player, is investing in new diabetes drugs that can be given as a pill rather than being injected...

Jet Lag Worst when Flying East and Ways to Recover

Those flying to east - for example from United States to Europe - are likely to have a far worse jet lag compared to...

Can your Instagram posts reveal your mental health state better than general practioners?

Instagram is more than sharing your most precious photos for the world to see, it can also be used to reveal the state of...

Tinder Users Suffer Low Self-Esteem and Body Disatisfaction

According to research conducted in the US, people who use the hook-up dating app, Tinder have a more negative self-perception compared to non-users. The Research The...

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Blood Circulation

By Dr Niamh O’Kennedy*, honorary research scientist at the University of Aberdeen With winter finally here, what many don’t know is that the cold impacts how...

Instagram responsible for the rise in mental health issues amongst young people

A recent survey conducted by an independent an charity focused on health education, the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), shows that social media...

Air-Ink: the start-up turning air pollution into ink

In 1952, the city of London suffered from three days of would be called “The Great Smog”. A phenomenon where high concentration of pollutants...

Aids Campaigners Win NHS Court Battle

National Aids Trust (NAT), an Aids charity has won a High Court battle, allowing a preventative treatment for HIV to be funded by the...

Plant-Based Diet Said to Substantially Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

A vegetarian diet may not be something that everyone would prefer, but as studies have pointed out time and again, it is one of...

Self-Administered Brain Stimulation Not a Good Idea Say Researchers

People looking to enhance their cognitive abilities have been joining the "do-it-yourself" transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) bandwagon and this according to a team...