Mould in blood could help doctors spot cancers, as experts find fungi living in cancer cells

Mould in blood could help doctors spot cancers, as experts find fungi living in cancer cells Experts have found fungi, which includes mushrooms, live in cancerous cells If traces of mould spores can be detected in blood cancer could be found early Prof Ravid Straussman said discovery is a ‘new and emerging hallmark of cancer’ … Read more

I’m a gynaecology expert – the five tell-tale signs of potential cancer YOU need to know from bloating to weight loss

A GYNAECOLOGY expert has revealed the five potential signs of cancer that every woman should know. A survey from the gynaecological cancer research charity The Eve Appeal found that only one in three people can’t name a single gynaecological cancer and only two per cent can name all five. 6 There are five gynaecological cancers … Read more

Thousands of NHS heart failure patients at risk from stent operations that don’t benefit them

Thousands of NHS heart failure patients are being given unnecessary stent surgery every year, putting them at risk of life-threatening complications without any hope of benefit, experts have warned. For years cardiologists thought that implanting the tiny metal tubes in clogged heart arteries was an effective treatment for the condition that affects one million people … Read more

REVEALED: The hidden epidemic of sexual dysfunction which experts blame on SSRI antidepressants

Patients on antidepressants are not being warned of the risk that the pills could permanently ruin their sex lives, experts say. The Mail on Sunday has been contacted by a number of patients who claim to have been left with ‘life-changing’ sexual problems after taking a class of the drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake … Read more

F.D.A. Moves to Change ‘Healthy’ Food Definition

Water, avocados, nuts and seeds, fatty fish like salmon, and certain oils — which do not currently qualify as “healthy” — could earn the distinction under the new guidelines. The new definition of “healthy” emphasizes whether a food fits into a healthy dietary pattern overall, as opposed to just focusing on a food’s individual nutrients. … Read more

Cheeses Recalled Nationwide After Multiple People Hospitalized With Listeria

A Michigan-based company issued a recall involving 25 brands of brie and camembert cheeses after five people were hospitalized with a strain of listeria, health officials announced. In a Sept. 30 recall notice, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the products were made by Old Europe Cheese Inc. and sold at popular … Read more