Humans have an instinct for healthy food and select diet for specific micronutrients, study finds

Humans have an instinct for healthy food and select diet for specific micronutrients, study finds

Humans have a built-in instinct for healthy food and select diet for specific micronutrients, study shows A new study suggests humans may prefer foods based on their health benefits Humans are more sophisticated in their dietary choice than previously thought It has long been thought humans seek out energy-dense foods and ignore others Minerals and … Read more

Cancer test that can reveal best medicine for each patient could be a breakthrough

Cancer test that can reveal best medicine for each patient could be a breakthrough

Cancer test that can reveal best medicine for each patient could be a breakthrough in speeding up treatment, scientists say Cancer patients have been given new hope with a test that analyzes tumors It can predict the most effective drugs for individual patients with cancer The breakthrough will go a long way in the fight … Read more

Tiny WORMS could be used to sniff out lung cancer, study suggests

Tiny WORMS could be used to sniff out lung cancer, study suggests

Tiny WORMS could be used to sniff out lung cancer cells in urine and saliva samples like dogs, study suggests Researchers conducted lab experiments with the roundworm C.elegans They found it wriggles its way towards cancer cells by following an odor trail A ‘worm-on-a-chip’ device could offer doctors a non-invasive way to detect and diagnose … Read more

Billions of genetically modified male mosquitoes will be released in California and Florida

Billions of genetically modified male mosquitoes will be released in California and Florida

Billions of genetically engineered male mosquitoes will be released in California and Florida over the next two years, as part of a mission to kill off biting females. Oxitec, based in Oxford UK, is a biological pest control development firm, that has produced the edited version of the flying insects to combat mosquito-borne diseases like … Read more

Viagra could become a ‘life saving and life changing’ drug for dogs

Viagra could become a ‘life saving and life changing’ drug for dogs

Viagra could be given to dogs that suffer from a rare eating disorder that can cause pneumonia, becoming a ‘life saving and life changing’ drug. Sildenafil, the generic version of Viagra has been tested by a team of veterinarians at Washington State University in Pullman to treat a disorder called megaesophagus. The condition involves an … Read more