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FYI, You May Experience Menopause Symptoms A Lot Sooner Than You Think

You’ve probably heard of menopause, commonly known as the point at which a person’s menstrual cycle stops for good. But it might surprise you that many symptoms that occur during menopause actually begin a lot earlier, during a phase called perimenopause. Perimenopause refers to the time period when people start noticing inconsistency in their menstrual […]

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Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice'

New results suggest ageing brains can potentially be rejuvenated, at least in mice, according to researchers. Very early-stage experiments indicate that drugs can be developed to stop or even reverse mental decline. The results were presented at the 2019 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The US and Canadian researchers took […]

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A&E waits at worst level for 15 years

A&E waits in England have reached their worst level since the four-hour target was introduced in 2004. The deterioration in performance came after hospitals appeared to be coping well in the early part of winter. During January, just 84.4% of patients were treated or admitted in four hours – well below the 95% threshold. It […]

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25 Stunning Birth Photos That Capture Pure Love

The eighth annual IAPBP Image Competition celebrates winners in the categories of labor, delivery, postpartum, birth details and Fresh 48. “Birth photography encompasses the tears of joy, the wonder of bringing a new life into the world and celebrates family,” the contest press release notes. “The photographers who specialize in the field use their art […]