Best Places to Visit in Mexico

With diverse destinations ranging from the metropolitan Mexico City to the sands of Tulum, Mexico is home to vacation spots that appeal to all sorts of visitors. To help you determine which locale is best for you, U.S. News compiled this list of the top destinations in Mexico using factors such as worthwhile cultural attractions, beautiful beaches […]

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Portable ‘electronic nose’ can accurately pick up esophageal cancer precursor

A portable ‘electronic nose’ can accurately pick up the precursor condition to food pipe (oesophageal) cancer, known as Barrett’s oesophagus, indicates a proof of principle study, published online in the journal Gut. This inexpensive and non-invasive technique may be a promising test for diagnosing oesophageal cancer in primary care, say the researchers. The number of […]

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Heatwave exposure linked to increased risk of preterm birth in California

More than just causing discomfort, regional heatwaves have been associated with a number of health risks, particularly for children and the elderly. A new study by researchers at University of California San Diego identified another important at-risk group: people who are pregnant and their unborn infants. The study, published February 11, 2020 in Environment International, […]

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