International health news
- Mole count can indicate cancer risk – according to new research, having more than 11 moles on the right arm, and more than 100 on the whole body, puts you 5 times more at risk of melanoma (a type of skin cancer).
- Scientists claim that schizophrenia could be prevented – a new study suggests that by calming the brain’s immune system, they can prevent this debilitating condition.
- Technology comes a long way for amputees – besides highly advanced prosthetic body parts that can be attached to the nerves for movement, now new artificial skin could actually help amputees feel what they are touching.
- Breakfast mistakes you ought to stop making – most people don’t know how to breakfast properly; these tips will make you turn those mistakes into personal gain.
- Exposing children to certain illnesses – your child might hate being sick, but allowing them to be ill from certain bacteria and viruses at a young age could save them hassle and immune system failure as adults.
- Living longer, living happier – humans are living longer, but poorly; these tips will allow you to live a longer and fuller life.
Country health updates
- USA: still battling a 14th century disease – this year, there have been 15 identified cases of Black Death across the USA. Why hasn’t America eradicated this disease?
- Japan: first radiation-linked cancer case confirmed – after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant disaster, the first radiation-linked cancer has surfaced. Is this the tip of the iceberg?
- UK: concerning amount of Lyme cases – there has been a rise of detected Lyme cases across the region, with an estimated 3,000 cases a year just in England and Wales.