Why is heart disease increasing at a greater rate in South Asia than in any other region globally? Large-scale population studies in Pakistan and Bangladesh aim to discover the basis of a little-studied public health problem of epidemic proportions.
A side effect of many commonly used drugs appears to increase the risks of both cognitive impairment and death.
Two new regions of the human genome linked to breast cancer have been found by an international team of scientists led by Cambridge University researchers; one increases the risk while the other reduces the risk of developing breast cancer.
We all know that a good diet is key to good health, but it's now clear that certain foods we eat can unmask underlying susceptibilities to cancer.