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Vitamin D improves mental health in women with type-2 diabetes

Recent research suggests that a high weekly dose of vitamin D could improve depression and anxiety among women with type 2 diabetes.

19 March, 2018

Holding hands can help ease pain

Holding the hand of a loved one in pain could significantly reduce their suffering, due to a combination of brainwave synchronisation and empathy.

15 March, 2018

Added ingredients make pesticide formulations more toxic

The added ingredients in pesticide formulations can make the mixture many times more toxic, but regulators aren’t testing for this effect say UK scientists.

13 March, 2018

Skin’s natural bacteria protects against cancer

The skin microbiome is increasingly seen as important to human health; now scientists say that a bacteria commonly found on the skin may help prevent UV induced skin cancer.

12 March, 2018

Depressed people may be low in arginine

People suffering with major depressive disorder may have inflammation that reduces their ability to absorb the amino acid arginine, according to Finnish scientists.

6 March, 2018

Daffodil extract could help fight cancer

New research from Belgian scientists has shown that a natural alkaloid, extracted from daffodils, activates anti-tumour pathways in the body.

5 March, 2018

Put your away phone to make meals more enjoyable

With their phones out, diners felt more distracted and less satisfied by spending time with friends and family.

1 March, 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