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August 2016

Is there a link between light exposure and kids’ weight?

The wrong kind of light at the wrong times of day could be fuelling the obesity crisis among young children, say Australian scientists.

31 August, 2016

Mediterranean diet keeps you alive for longer

If you have heart disease, a Mediterranean style diet could reduce your risk of early death twice as much as conventional drugs.

30 August, 2016

Combined HRT treatment triples breast cancer risk

A large new study for the UK suggests that we have been underestimating the cancer risks associated with HRT.

25 August, 2016

UK government urged to ban microbeads

A new report by the UK’s Environmental Audit Committee urges the UK government to ban microbeads in cosmetics.

24 August, 2016

Swimming – effective relief for fibromyalgia pain

Results of this new trial have shown that swimming is as beneficial as walking for relieving the pain of fibromyalgia and improving quality of life for sufferers.

24 August, 2016

Citrus fruits could help prevent obesity-related diseases

In obese individuals citrus flavanones could significantly reduce the free radical damage that can increase the risk of heart disease, liver disease and diabetes.

23 August, 2016

Black seed and honey mixture treats indigestion

A mainstay of traditional Persian medicine, black seed has properties that can help fight stomach upset and infection, say researchers.

18 August, 2016

Neonics killing England’s wild bee populations

Two decades of data show that bees that forage on crops treated with neonicotinoid insecticides are at significantly great risk of population declines.

17 August, 2016

Probiotic fermented milk helps alleviate exam stress

A new study has shown that a daily probiotic drink given to medical students in the run up to exams helped to reduce stress-induced stomach upsets.

15 August, 2016

Long-term multivitamin use protects men’s hearts

A daily multivitamin may protect men from cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke over the longer-term, says a new study.

15 August, 2016