Tag Archives: Cause

Grow a mo for a cause

In 2003, two Melbourne mates decided over a quiet beer to bring the moustache back into vogue and in the process, raise money and awareness for men’s health and prostate cancer. Held during November, 30 other men embraced the initiative, which was aptly dubbed Movember. Fast forward to 2019 and there are now official Movember… Read More »

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: How can I stop forgetting passwords? Does gum disease really cause heart attacks?

How can I stop forgetting my passwords? Does gum disease really cause heart attacks? DR MICHAEL MOSLEY answers your burning questions By Dr Michael Mosley For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:00 BST, 19 October 2019 | Updated: 16:49 BST, 23 October 2019 Dr Michael Mosley answers your most burning questions Over the past 18 months,… Read More »

A step closer to identifying cause of a blinding disease

Researchers find clue to rare genetic disorder Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is an inherited form of vision loss that causes people to have trouble with their colour vision and difficulty seeing in the centre of their visual field. Due to the founder effect from the filles du roi, there is a disproportionate preponderance of a particular LHON… Read More »

What can cause shoulder pain?

The shoulder is a very flexible joint that is made up of several tendons, ligaments, and muscles that all work together. Should pain can result from injuries, general wear and tear, and a number of inflammatory conditions. The shoulder comprises three bones: the humerus, which is the upper arm bone the scapula, which is the… Read More »