Heart disease may begin in the WOMB

Heart disease may begin in the WOMB: The children of pregnant women with pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes or a smoking habit are more at risk of the condition in later life Adults who had low oxygen exposure in the womb are more at risk Show red signs for heart disease, such as high blood pressure or […]

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‘Major step forward’ for millions of osteoarthritis patients as study discovers 52 genetic mutations

Hope has been raised for osteoarthritis patients as scientists have uncovered dozens of genetic mutations that may be linked to the agonising condition.   In the largest study of its kind, researchers analysed the genomes of nearly 450,000 people, of which a fifth had the agonising condition. The results – 52 new genes linked to osteoarthritis […]

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