Category: Health

staffApril 5, 2018

How to choose the right oil for the job

“Oily” food has become so synonymous with “unhealthy” that entire generations of people now believe it’s totally acceptable to cook ...

staffFebruary 21, 2018

What is a circumcision and why does Iceland want to ban it?

Iceland has recently been in the news after proposing a bill to ban non-medical circumcision. If the proposals go ahead, ...

staffFebruary 15, 2018

Ultra-processed foods linked to cancer

A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers. They classified foods including cakes, chicken ...

staffFebruary 3, 2018

Second baby hit by salmonella from Lactalis milk in Spain

A baby who drank milk produced by the French dairy giant Lactalis has been diagnosed with salmonella in the Spanish ...

staffJanuary 18, 2018

Cancer blood test enormously exciting

Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine – a universal blood test for cancer. ...

staffJanuary 12, 2018

Hyperactive brain networks can multiply fibromyalgia pain – Study

A new study reveals evidence that fibromyalgia patients have hypersensitive brain networks that multiply pain. Researchers at the University of ...

staffJanuary 11, 2018

Vaping a safer option, could help prevent smoking-related deaths – Study

New research published Thursday by New York University suggests vaping is a safer option than smoking cigarettes, and smokers switching ...

staffJanuary 5, 2018

Diabetics may often fare poorly in hospice care

Decisions about diabetes care can become harder as people age, and that may be especially true for those needing hospice ...

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 ...