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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

Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce risk of premature birth

A new review has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births.

20 November, 2018

Weight control and heart benefits linked to daily nut consumption

A daily serving of nuts or peanuts could help prevent weight gain, normalise insulin response and provide other heart health benefits, according to two new studies.

6 November, 2018

Sink into a hot bath to help lift depression

Taking hot baths twice a week could be of as much benefit as regular exercise in treating depression, a small study has found.

23 October, 2018

Organic diet cuts cancer risk

New research from France, involving 69,000 people, suggests that people who frequently eat organic foods have a 25% lower overall risk of developing cancer.

23 October, 2018

Bee pollen a ‘treasure trove’ of health benefits

According to a new analysis by a team of Chinese and Brazilian scientists, bee pollen is a treasure trove of active natural metabolites, with verifiable health benefits.

17 October, 2018