Nutrition

What are phytoestrogens? Benefits and foods

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. Al-Anazi, A. F., Qureshi, V. F., Javaid, K., & Qureshi, S. (2011, July–December). Preventive effects of phytoestrogens against postmenopausal osteoporosis as…

How to control your appetite naturally

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. Alkhatib, A., & Atcheson, R. (2017, August). Yerba Maté (Ilex paraguariensis) metabolic, satiety, and mood state effects at rest and during…

What too much salt can do to your brain

What too much salt can do to your brain

Too much salt can cause cognitive deficits, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience. Luckily, these negative effects may be reversed, and the new…

Trouble losing weight? This might be why

Trouble losing weight? This might be why

Some people find it harder to lose weight than others, but why is this? A new study has identified a molecule in fat cells that could be to…

How dietary fat helps prostate cancer to spread

How dietary fat helps prostate cancer to spread

New research demonstrates how the fat contained within the Western diet, in combination with genetic factors, can cause prostate cancer tumors to spread. Research points to the high-fat…

Can a Western diet permanently alter the immune system?

Can a Western diet permanently alter the immune system?

The immune system’s response to the Western diet is similar to how it reacts to infection by dangerous bacteria, according to new research led by the University of…

Health

Health service ‘haemorrhaging’ nurses, figures reveal

Health service ‘haemorrhaging’ nurses, figures reveal

Image copyright Getty Images The NHS is “haemorrhaging” nurses with one in 10 leaving the…

Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

Image caption ‘Avoidable errors’ are still being made in maternity wards today, a charity has…

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

Image copyright Getty Images Stifling a sneeze by clamping your nose and mouth shut can…

‘Being a teenage mother is so lonely’

‘Being a teenage mother is so lonely’

Media captionShannon says having Harvey, two, has given her life direction Teenage pregnancy rates in…

London’s January air quality ‘best in 10 years’

London’s January air quality ‘best in 10 years’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The capital has breached air pollution limits by 6…

‘Being a teenage mother is so lonely’

‘Being a teenage mother is so lonely’

Media captionShannon says having Harvey, two, has given her life direction Teenage pregnancy rates in…

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Wal-Mart launches program to safely dispose of unused opioids

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Trump is fit for duty, but should hit the gym: White House doctor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump passed a test for signs of dementia and is in overall excellent health, but needs to shed weight by cutting calories,…

White House doctor says Trump in ‘excellent’ overall health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump had a normal score on a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, although he could benefit from a lower-fat diet…

WHO recommends yellow fever shot to Sao Paulo visitors

BRASILIA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the whole of Sao Paulo state, which includes Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, should be considered at…

FDA expects IV fluid shortage to improve in coming weeks, months

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due to damage to key manufacturing facilities…

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