A study conducted by Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des Produits de Santé (ANSM), France's National Agency for the Safety of Medicines, has warned that a drug given to pregnant women for epilepsy and bipolar disorder caused ‘serious malformations’ in up to 4,100 children.
An emergency treatment aimed at saving the lives of people with life-threatening bleeding injuries is to be trialled as across a number of trauma centres as part of a new £1.1 million study by the University of Aberdeen.
NHS England has announced that leading retailers have agreed to continue voluntarily reducing sales of sugary drinks to 10 percent or less of their total drinks sales within hospitals over the coming year.
New research by the University of Glasgow and published in the BMJ, has found that cycling to work is associated with a 41 per cent reduction in the risk of a premature death from diseases such as cancer and heart disease.
Research conducted by the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and the University of Glasgow found that removing two non-essential amino acids – serine and glycine – could slow tumour growth and prolong survival.
According to new research from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), teenagers who feel part of a school community and enjoy good relations with their parents and teachers are more likely to perform better academically and lead happier lives.