Health Problems

Immune therapy takes a ‘BiTE’ out of brain cancer

Building on their research showing that an exciting new form of immunotherapy for cancer has activity in patients with glioblastoma, the most common and most deadly form of brain cancer, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have created a new method that could make immune therapy more effective again brain tumors and expand its use against […]

Health Problems

Heart failure takes heavy toll, even for those with stronger hearts

(HealthDay)—Having a stronger heart after being hospitalized for heart failure may not translate into a better outcome, new research suggests. Levels of physical and mental decline were similar among patients with weaker or stronger hearts, and surprisingly, those with stronger hearts had higher rates of depression and lower quality of life in the study. “The […]

Health News

AI model takes us closer to personalised cancer treatments

The ‘holy grail’ of cancer treatment: Scientists take a huge step towards personalised therapies after developing an AI model that predicts how tumours will respond to drugs Could help doctors identify the best treatment and drug dose for each patient The model may be available on the NHS in as little as 10 years time […]

Health News

‘It takes a village to raise a child’

A wealth of evidence has shown that the first 1,000 days of an infant’s health and wellbeing is crucial to build a strong foundation for a child to thrive throughout their lifetime. But this knowledge comes with increased pressure on mothers. In our current culture they already shoulder most of the childcare responsibilities. The recent […]

Personal Health

This Is How Many Hours It Takes To Fix A Marriage

According to Counsellor Michael Myerscough, a broken marriage can be fixed in time, about nine hours time, actually. “When a couple comes in with something specific (to work on) we can generally get that resolved in about nine hours,” he told News.com.au. But if someone in the relationship has cheated, you’re going to need a bit longer […]