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Losing weight could ease symptoms of depression

Adopting a healthier diet and losing weight can help improve symptoms of depression, especially in women, according to a new analysis.

20 February, 2019

Depression’s link to gut bacteria

A large scale human trial has shown that the type and diversity of bacteria in the gut can have a profound effect on levels of depression.

6 February, 2019

Vitamin K may have a role in eye health, new research

A new study suggests getting more vitamin K could help improve eye health as we age, by boosting micro-circulation in eye tissue.

24 January, 2019

European soils contain a cocktail of pesticide residues

A new Europe-wide survey shows that the soil used to produce our food is contaminated with a cocktail of pesticides and, the researchers add, their findings may under-represent the scale of the problem.

23 January, 2019

Artificial sweeteners – no clear evidence of benefit

There is no compelling evidence to indicate important health benefits of non-sugar sweeteners, and potential harms cannot be ruled out.

18 January, 2019

Chemicals in toiletries could trigger early puberty

Girls exposed to chemicals commonly found in toothpaste, makeup, soap and other personal care products before birth may hit puberty earlier, according to new research.

18 January, 2019

Heart benefits grow in green neighbourhoods

People who live in leafy, green neighbourhoods may have a lower risk of developing heart disease and strokes, according to new research.

7 January, 2019

Brain benefits with long-chain DHA/EPA fatty acids

Supplementing with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids could enhance blood flow to the brain, helping to prevent memory decline as we age.

19 December, 2018

Depression, anxiety impact health as much as smoking and obesity

A new study from the US suggests that when the time comes for annual check-ups, health care providers may be overlooking a critical question: Are you depressed or anxious?

19 December, 2018

GMO bacteria in animal feed spreading antibiotic resistance

Officials say genetically engineered additives in the EU’s farm animal food chain pose a serious risk to human health and the environment by spreading antibiotic resistance.

4 December, 2018