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Fitness / 03.01.2019

[ad_1] Smoking shisha 'significantly increases' the risk of diabetes and obesity and is worse than a whole packet of cigarettes, a study has found.People who inhaled the sweet-smelling fumes of 'hookah' smoke were more likely to gain weight and develop type 2 diabetes in comparison to those who didn't.Cigarette smoking was not linked to obesity, metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia or diabetes, the research also uncovered.The negative effects are said to be the equivalent or worse than smoking a pack of cigarettes, experts at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School warned....

Fitness / 03.01.2019

[ad_1] A breathalyser test being developed by British scientists could revolutionise cancer diagnosis.The test is designed to pick up early signs of the disease which enter the breath and become airborne – slashing the need for biopsies. Doctors say it could save thousands of lives each year.The technique relies on a pioneering device that can detect chemicals given off by cancerous tumours. A major trial of the technology – involving 1,500 patients over two years – is now being launched. The test could replace current screening programmes within a decade. ...

Fitness / 03.01.2019

[ad_1] He was, understandably, heartbroken after cancer robbed him of his 'inspirational' wife and mother of his twin sons, Kate Gross, on Christmas Day 2014. But instead of withering away in grief, Cambridge University engineering graduate Billy Boyle poured his entire heart into saving thousands from the disease. The widower co-founded a firm in hope of revolutionising cancer diagnosis. And now they have developed a breathalyser test that may do just that.A major medical trial of the firm's pioneering device - involving 1,500 patients over two years –...