Sex hormone levels in older men are linked to lower biological age
Older men tend to have lower biological age if they have higher levels of sex hormones, particularly the estradiol form of estrogen, a large new study from Australia finds. The study results will be presented on Sunday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting…
The discovery of the endocannabinoid system: Centuries in the making
Recently, cannabis has experienced a resurgence of interest. Two countries—Uruguay and Canada—have legalized it. In the United States, 33 states and the District of Columbia now allow at least its medical use. In the field of epilepsy, there have been more than 150 years of…
Moorfields Eye Hospital, AI & paradigm shifts
By Ian Ellul – The application of AI in medicine has always intrigued clinicians, so much so that Elsevier started publishing the journal Artificial Intelligence in Medicine way back in 1989.
Keep Slapping on That Sunscreen and Ignore Toxic Claims
It’s safe to slap on the sunscreen this coming summer – in repeated doses – despite what you have read about the potential toxicity of sunscreens.
UK’s Breast Cancer Screening Glitch
by Ian Ellul – Last May, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced that 450,000 women between the ages of 68 and 71 in the UK failed to receive invitations for a final routine breast cancer screening.