Category: Health News

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Are lie-ins bad for you?

A study showed that sleeping more at weekends could raise the risk of diabetes and heart disease. So, should you really get up on a Sunday? Could your weekend lie-in kill you? asked the...

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Doctors 3D-print ‘living’ body parts

Custom-made, living body parts have been 3D-printed in a significant advance for regenerative medicine, say scientists. The sections of bone, muscle and cartilage all functioned normally when implanted into animals. The breakthrough, published in...

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Stryker to buy Physio-Control for $1.28B

Stryker hopes to expand its product offerings and broaden its global reach with the acquisition. Medical technology company Stryker is buying Physio-Control International Inc. for $1.28 billion, which will help expand its product offerings and broaden...

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Meteorite might have killed man in India

Scientists will determine if the object that killed a man Saturday was a meteorite NEW DELHI — Indian scientists will examine remains from an object that fell from the sky Saturday, causing a large explosion which...

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Suicide prevention app trial

An NHS mental health trust is working with US researchers to develop an app that may stop people from killing themselves. Liverpool-based Merseycare and Stanford University have been in talks on how the technology...