Connoisseurs say that the taste of cheese improves with age – but what if it was left to age for 3,200 years? Archaeologists in Egypt now have the chance to find out, but it comes with an unexpected bonus: deadly ancient bacteria. A team from the University of Catania in Italy found the cheese at […]
CROHN’S DISEASE is a type of inflammatory bowel disease , where parts of the digestive system become inflamed. What are the signs and symptoms of the lifelong condition, and how is it treated?
Parkinson’s disease is a condition where the brain becomes progressively more damaged over time. It’s caused by a loss of nerve cells in part of the brain. The nerve cells are responsible for producing dopamine, a chemical that sends messages between the brain and nervous system. Making some small diet changes could help to reduce […]
What may strike next, the World Health Organization fears, is something no doctor has ever heard of or knows how to treat. It’s come to be known as Disease X. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b47f7bc32ccf1343a8aa97e/master/pass/jargon_diseasex_web.jpg
STOMACH cancer symptoms can be vague and easily mistaken for other less serious conditions. But it’s important to recognise all the signs as the disease is often advanced by the time of diagnosis. There are four early symptoms of this type of cancer.
Lyme disease symptoms are important to spot – the earlier it’s diagnosed, the easier it is to treat. The disease is spread by infected ticks. A simple bite can lead to facial nerve paralysis, arthritis and meningitis if it’s left untreated. So what are the first signs to look out for, how can it be […]
DEMENTIA signs in the early stages can be difficult to identify, particularly because the disease can affect people differently. Many people may experience memory loss from time to time, but when is a person’s loss of ability to remember information a symptoms of dementia?
PROSTATE cancer symptoms usually don’t become apparent until the disease has progressed. While certain signs may not mean you definitely have the cancer, they shouldn’t be ignored. There are five things to look out for when you go to the toilet to indicate you have this type of cancer.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, but because the disease develops slowly, there may be no signs you have it for many years. Symptoms often only become apparent when the prostate is large enough to affect the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the penis), […]
Unusual cases of potentially deadly heart disease have been cropping up in dogs fed dog food containing legumes and potatoes that is often marketed as being “grain free,” prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate.