Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Should we be eating earlier to boost our health? We’ve been warned repeatedly about the health perils of being out-of-sync with our body clocks. Are we eating in the right way for these circadian rhythms, and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health and help us lose weight? […]

How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are three million e-cigarette users in the UK A man in America died when his vape pen exploded, but how dangerous are e-cigarettes? The case has made headlines around the world, and is believed to be the first death caused by vaping products in the US. The man, […]

How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are three million e-cigarette users in the UK A man in America died when his vape pen exploded, but how dangerous are e-cigarettes? The case has made headlines around the world, and is believed to be the first death caused by vaping products in the US. The man, […]

Growing resistance to antifungal drugs ‘a global issue’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Candida auris is responsible for increasing invasive fungal infections in hospitals Scientists are warning that levels of resistance to treatments for fungal infections are growing, which could lead to more outbreaks of disease. Intensive-care and transplant patients and those with cancer are most at risk because their immune […]

How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are three million e-cigarette users in the UK A man in America died when his vape pen exploded, but how dangerous are e-cigarettes? The case has made headlines around the world, and is believed to be the first death caused by vaping products in the US. The man, […]

Growing resistance to antifungal drugs ‘a global issue’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Candida auris is responsible for increasing invasive fungal infections in hospitals Scientists are warning that levels of resistance to treatments for fungal infections are growing, which could lead to more outbreaks of disease. Intensive-care and transplant patients and those with cancer are most at risk because their immune […]

Growing resistance to antifungal drugs ‘a global issue’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Candida auris is responsible for increasing invasive fungal infections in hospitals Scientists are warning that levels of resistance to treatments for fungal infections are growing, which could lead to more outbreaks of disease. Intensive-care and transplant patients and those with cancer are most at risk because their immune […]

Growing resistance to antifungal drugs ‘a global issue’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Candida auris is responsible for increasing invasive fungal infections in hospitals Scientists are warning that levels of resistance to treatments for fungal infections are growing, which could lead to more outbreaks of disease. Intensive-care and transplant patients and those with cancer are most at risk because their immune […]

Dementia exercise programmes ‘don’t slow brain decline’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People with mild to moderate dementia took part in strength exercises Exercise programmes for people with mild to moderate dementia “don’t work”, according to researchers writing in the British Medical Journal. They found no improvements in thinking skills or behaviour in more than 300 people in their 70s who […]

Patients ‘could have been harmed’ after Capita outsourcing

Image copyright Getty Images Patients could have been put at risk of serious harm after NHS services in England were outsourced, a report says. Nearly 90 women were wrongly told they were no longer part of the cervical screening programme after Capita started running back-office services in 2015, the National Audit Office said. It said […]

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