Fat found in overweight people’s lungs

Image copyright Getty Images Fatty tissue has been found in the lungs of overweight and obese people for the first time. Australian researchers analysed lung samples from 52 people and found the amount of fat increased in line with body mass index. They said their findings could explain why being overweight or obese increased asthma […]

Miscarriages: Calls for better care for women in Wales

Image caption Jessica Evans lost four pregnancies but was refused a referral to a specialist There are calls for better support for women who have multiple miscarriages. Jessica Evans, who has lost six babies, had to seek specialist care in England and is calling on the Welsh Government to action recommendations from a report. They […]

Fat found in overweight people’s lungs

Image copyright Getty Images Fatty tissue has been found in the lungs of overweight and obese people for the first time. Australian researchers analysed lung samples from 52 people and found the amount of fat increased in line with body mass index. They said their findings could explain why being overweight or obese increased asthma […]

Suspected mumps among south Wales university students

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Students have been encouraged to make sure they have had two doses of the MMR jab Almost 30 suspected cases of mumps – a contagious viral infection that causes swelling of the glands – have struck students at universities in Wales. Public Health Wales (PHW) is investigating a series […]

Baby Niamh Williams’ wait for Cardiff hospital bed ‘horrific’

Image copyright Family Image caption Baby Niamh has been waiting more than two weeks for a hospital place The family of a newborn baby girl left waiting more than two weeks for a specialist care bed say it has been a “horrific” experience. Niamh Williams was born with a cleft palate on 1 October and […]

Microphone could diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees

Image copyright Lancaster University Image caption A tiny microphone records the “noises” produced by the knee Technology used by engineers to listen for faults in bridges could be used to diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees, a study suggests. It involved a tiny microphone being attached to participants’ knees to pick up high-frequency sounds. Although not audible […]

Fat found in overweight people’s lungs

Image copyright Getty Images Fatty tissue has been found in the lungs of overweight and obese people for the first time. Australian researchers analysed lung samples from 52 people and found the amount of fat increased in line with body mass index. They said their findings could explain why being overweight or obese increased asthma […]

Microphone could diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees

Image copyright Lancaster University Image caption A tiny microphone records the “noises” produced by the knee Technology used by engineers to listen for faults in bridges could be used to diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees, a study suggests. It involved a tiny microphone being attached to participants’ knees to pick up high-frequency sounds. Although not audible […]

Microphone could diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees

Image copyright Lancaster University Image caption A tiny microphone records the “noises” produced by the knee Technology used by engineers to listen for faults in bridges could be used to diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees, a study suggests. It involved a tiny microphone being attached to participants’ knees to pick up high-frequency sounds. Although not audible […]

Microphone could be used to diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees

Image copyright Lancaster University Image caption A tiny microphone records the “noises” produced by the knee Technology used by engineers to listen for faults in bridges could be used to diagnose “noisy” arthritic knees, a study suggests. It involved a tiny microphone being attached to participants’ knees to pick up high-frequency sounds. Although not audible […]