Category: Health

staffDecember 6, 2017

Babies’ brains damaged by pollution

Seventeen million babies under the age of one are breathing toxic air, putting their brain development at risk, the UN ...

staffNovember 12, 2017

Switching to whole grain pasta may reduce weight, risk for type 2 diabetes

Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead. You’ll feel ...

staffNovember 4, 2017

New colon cancer breakthrough may lead to prevention

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found that a natural body process can cause inflammation, increasing the risk of ...

staffNovember 1, 2017

Partial breast-feeding for first few months lowers SIDS risk

New research confirms that breast-feeding for two to four months of a newborn’s life can significantly reduce the risk of ...

staffOctober 30, 2017

Cold Winter Air May Trigger Heart Attacks

A 16 year study in more than 280,000 patients has suggested that air temperature is an external trigger for heart ...

staffOctober 26, 2017

Controversial chemical can linger on your toothbrush

Triclosan, a potentially harmful antibacterial agent used in some toothpastes, accumulates in toothbrush bristles, researchers report. This means your exposure ...

staffOctober 24, 2017

Vaping will be banned in indoor public places in the state of New York

Vaping is being outlawed in indoor public spaces in the US state of New York. A new rule, which will ...

staffOctober 20, 2017

Study – Pollution killed 9mn people in a year, 2.5mn in India

Deaths caused by pollution topped 9 million in 2015, or three times the figure from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, ...

staffOctober 6, 2017

One in four girls is depressed at age 14

New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14. Researchers ...

staffOctober 3, 2017

Study: Skipping breakfast may increase risk for heart disease, other conditions

Middle-aged adults who routinely skip breakfast are more likely to have clogged heart arteries than those who enjoy a big ...