Tag Archives: Deadly

High blood pressure – the easy dinner diet swap to prevent deadly hypertension

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than a quarter of all adults in the UK. But, you could lower your risk of developing hypertension by avoiding salt in your dinner, it’s been claimed. High blood pressure – which is also known as hypertension – puts extra stress on blood vessels and… Read More »

Coronavirus symptoms: Six signs to watch out for as the deadly illness rips through China

“SARS symptoms often included fever, chills, and body aches which usually progressed to pneumonia.” No human cases of SARS have been reported anywhere int he world since 2004. Coronavirus is believed to have originated in a seafood market in Wuhan, central China. Head of Chinese government expert team, Zhong Nanshan, said two people in Guangdong… Read More »

Can the circadian clock in cancer cells help defeat a deadly brain cancer?

USC scientists and colleagues have discovered a novel potential target for treating glioblastoma, the deadly cancer that took the life of Sen. John McCain and kills 15,000 Americans a year. By Leigh Hopper cientists at USC and UC San Diego have discovered a potential novel target for treating glioblastoma, the deadly brain cancer that took… Read More »

Deadly germs, Lost cures: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy

Last May, an elderly man was admitted to the Brooklyn branch of Mount Sinai Hospital for abdominal surgery. A blood test revealed that he was infected with a newly discovered germ as deadly as it was mysterious. Doctors swiftly isolated him in the intensive care unit. The germ, a fungus called Candida auris, preys on… Read More »