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Lifestyle changes could prevent dementia

  • Wed 26 Jul 2017

A new international report says that lifestyle factors, such as smoking, physical inactivity, social isolation and hearing loss, can play a major role in increasing someone’s risk of developing dementia.

Eating tomatoes could help cut skin cancer

  • Tue 18 Jul 2017

Research on mice has found that eating tomatoes every day could cut the development of skin cancer tumours by half.

Gender-specific treatment could help depressed adolescents

  • Fri 14 Jul 2017

Brain imaging research has provided evidence that males and females experience depression differently.

Vegetable protein could prevent early menopause

  • Tue 27 Jun 2017

Eating lots of vegetable protein may protect women from an early menopause, according to US research.

Broken heart syndrome leaves long-term damage

  • Fri 23 Jun 2017

‘Broken heart syndrome’, which causes temporary heart failure, could lead to long-term damage, according to new research.

Dramatic prostate cancer breakthrough

  • Wed 21 Jun 2017

A clinical trial of treatment for prostate cancer has had ‘powerful results’, including a significant reduction in death from the condition.

Meditation could help with back pain

  • Tue 20 Jun 2017

Meditating for 10 minutes a day could help relieve back pain, according to a UK university’s study.

'Fat but fit' still at risk

  • Sun 18 Jun 2017

People who are healthy but obese are at a higher risk of heart problems than those who are normal weight according to a British study

Diet Drinks linked with Stroke

  • Wed 10 May 2017

Regularly drinking soft drinks that contain artificial sweeteners could increase the risk of stroke or dementia.

Salty food makes you drink less, not more

  • Wed 19 Apr 2017

Eating food that is high in salt makes you less thirsty and increases hunger, according to a study carried out during a simulated mission to Mars.

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