Category Archives: health

Walking faster could make you live longer – ScienceBlog.com

Speeding up your walking pace could extend your life, research led by the University of Sydney suggests. Walking at an average pace was found to be associated with a 20 percent risk reduction for all-cause mortality compared with walking at … Continue reading

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Universal antibody drug for HIV-1 prevention and immunotherapy – ScienceBlog.com

A research team led by scientists at AIDS Institute and Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has developed a universal antibody drug against HIV/AIDS. By engineering a tandem bi-specific broadly … Continue reading

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Daily photography improves wellbeing – ScienceBlog.com

Taking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits say researchers who say it supports improved wellbeing. This is a popular social phenomenon, with Instagram having over 1.5million photos tagged #365 for each day of the year … Continue reading

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Research shows we’re stronger than we think, especially as we age – ScienceBlog.com

Alberto Salazar won the first marathon he entered. He was twenty-two. In 1980, he won the New York City Marathon and went on to win it again in 1981, finishing with a time of 2:08:13 and setting a new course record. … Continue reading

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This Much Will Kill You

A lot of things can kill you – but here are some surprising ones! This Much Will Kill You PART 2: https://youtu.be/IPrndNZ4m6w

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Why Was Tuberculosis Called Consumption?

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Cancer MOT: Mechanic v prostate cancer

Errol McKellar, a garage owner from Hackney, is raising awareness of prostate cancer by offering 20% discounts to any customer willing to get tested for the disease. Source: Cancer MOT: Mechanic v prostate cancer

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The brain-changing benefits of exercise

What’s the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today? Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki.

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Off-duty doctor saves four-year-old’s life by the side of a motorway after he swallowed a £1 coin – Manchester Evening News

Four-year-old Stefan Balogun had swallowed a £1 coin from his lunch money and couldn’t breathe Source: Off-duty doctor saves four-year-old’s life by the side of a motorway after he swallowed a £1 coin – Manchester Evening News

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