Category Archives: healthy

What are the best diets for 2016? New report reveals all

If you have made any New Year’s resolutions, chances are, one of them is to eat better. But with an overwhelming array of diets to choose from, it can be difficult to know which one is best. Now, US News & World Report have released their 2016 Best Diet Rankings with the aim of helping millions of Americans achieve a healthier lifestyle.


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Treatment for rare bleeding disorder effective and well-tolerated

The results of two international studies carried out at dozens of trial centers worldwide show for the first time that eltrombopag is a safe and effective treatment for children with persistent or chronic immune thrombocytopenia – a rare bleeding disorder where the blood does not clot as it should, due to low numbers of blood platelets.


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New blood test can detect very low risk of heart attack

More than 7 million people visit emergency departments in the US yearly with chest pain, which sometimes, but not always, indicates heart attack. Now, a new test can reduce the stress of waiting and wondering by providing a fast and accurate assurance that a heart attack is unlikely.

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guidelines for pediatric pulmonary hypertension

Every year, nearly 1 in 500 babies are born with pulmonary hypertension, a potentially fatal heart and lung disease. Now, the first ever guidelines for diagnosis and treatment have been published in the journal Circulation.


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