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October 2015

Women in labour need to eat!

Women in labour are using the same energy it takes to run a marathon, but are routinely, and as it turns out wrongly, denied food.

30 October, 2015

Low vitamin D hastens memory loss

A combination of poor diet and not enough sun may mean that older people are not getting enough vitamin D, with significant effects on brain performance

30 October, 2015

WHO agency: Processed meat is a human carcinogen

The scientific link between bowel cancer and processed meat such as bacon, sausages and deli meats is now stronger than ever.

26 October, 2015

Aromatherapy massage calms anxiety

Massage using two common essential oils has proved effective at calming anxiety in hospitalised patients with personality disorders.

22 October, 2015

Nail polish contains toxic secret

New tests shows that nail polishes contain hormone disrupting chemicals that can leech quickly and easily into the body.

20 October, 2015

Love rice? Keep it colourful!

Not all processing has an equally detrimental effect on the nutritional quality of rice, according to new research

19 October, 2015

Tobacco alternatives may lead to increased tobacco use

Early use of e-cigarettes and other tobacco alternatives can increase the risk of developing a smoking habit later in life, say researchers

15 October, 2015

Green tea ingredient targets oral cancer cells

A compound found in green tea may trigger a cycle that kills oral cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone, according to new research

13 October, 2015

Acupuncture could help treat hypertension

People with hypertension, treated with acupuncture, experienced long lasting and clinically relevant drops in blood pressure, according to a new study

13 October, 2015

Junk food makes our brains less adaptable

High-fat and high-sugar diets have been shown to alter the balance of bacteria in the gut – with destructive effects on our minds

12 October, 2015