Health

Asda 'calls in' support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Asda 'calls in' support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Joondalup Resort employee and mother-of-two is undergoing breast cancer treatment for the second time. Neil Hamilton said: "Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK". The Ministry of Health and Prevention has launched the annual national campaign for early detection of breast and cervical cancers which will take place until November 2, 2017.


Researchers develop smart tattoos that use color changing ink for medical info

Researchers develop smart tattoos that use color changing ink for medical info

According to Harvard postdoc fellow Ali Yetisen , "We were thinking: New technologies, what is the next generation after wearables?" The development of smart ink has been conducted by a two-member team of postdoctoral fellows at HMS, including Yetisen and his colleague Nan Jiang, and researchers' group led by Katia Vega at MIT's Media Lab.


People with tattoos being warned over cancer-like symptoms developing after discovery

People with tattoos being warned over cancer-like symptoms developing after discovery

A body scan revealed that there were more enlarged lymph nodes in the woman's chest, as well as around the roots of the lungs. Bryant is one of the woman's doctors. "I think there's absolutely no way to know how common it is", Bryant said. What's more, the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) also suggests that people should be more aware of the types of colours their tattooist is using, the Telegraph reports.


Mosquito sample in Cedar Park tests positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquito sample in Cedar Park tests positive for West Nile Virus

Louis encephalitis virus. Remove anything around your house and yard that collects water; just one cup of water can produce hundreds of mosquitoes. Some mosquitoes in Cedar Park have tested positive for West Nile virus, city officials announced Tuesday.


OneBlood collecting donations to send to Las Vegas

OneBlood collecting donations to send to Las Vegas

While they've had enough blood to meed the immediate hospital demand, there could still be a need in the future. The Red Cross said they have provided more than 250 additional blood products to hospitals that are taking care of victims from the Las Vegas shooting.