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February 2018

People can taste pesticides in wine, study shows

A blind test of both organic and non-organic French wines, has shown that humans can identify pesticides by taste and that this skill can be learned.

26 February, 2018

Vitamin E could protect against gallstones

In a new study, individuals with the highest blood levels of vitamin E had the lowest risk of developing gallstones.

20 February, 2018

Add yoghurt to reduce heart disease risk

In people studied for three decades, more than two servings a week of yogurt led to an approximately 20% lower risk of major coronary heart disease or stroke.

16 February, 2018

Consumer products match cars as sources of air pollution

Everyday products such as shampoo, lotions, cleaning products and paint now contribute as much to urban air pollution as emissions from vehicles, say researchers.

16 February, 2018

Cancer link with ultra-processed foods revealed

People whose diets are high in “ultra-processed” foods may also have a significantly higher risk of cancer, according to a major new study.

15 February, 2018

Pro-inflammatory diet linked to higher risk of bowel cancer

A diet high in foods known to cause inflammation could increase the risk for colorectal cancer by about one-third, according to a recent study.

12 February, 2018

Get on your feet to reduce heart attack risk

Low-intensity physical activity, such as standing, walking or even doing household chores can be more beneficial for your health than once thought.

9 February, 2018

Lemon verbena reduces muscle soreness, damage post-exercise

Antioxidant polyphenols in lemon verbena extract could help reduce muscle damage caused by a heavy exercise session.

7 February, 2018

PCOS link to gut bacteria revealed

Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome tend to have less diverse gut bacteria than women who do not have the condition; is a new treatment on the horizon?

7 February, 2018

Study finds heart protective effects of sea buckthorn

A new review suggests that supplementing with nutrient- and antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn oil could help protect against heart disease.

5 February, 2018