Nutrition
The war on sugar: ‘Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily’

The war on sugar: ‘Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily’

Sweet in taste but sour for health, sugar intake has become a major concern in the United States, with numerous studies linking high sugar consumption to increased risk…

Guarana found to have higher antioxidant potential than green tea

The millions of people who consume green tea all over the world benefit from the catechins it contains. Catechins are a class of chemical compounds with…

Citrus fruit antioxidants may prevent chronic diseases caused by obesity

Citrus fruit antioxidants may prevent chronic diseases caused by obesity

A class antioxidants found in oranges, limes, and lemons may help prevent the harmful effects of obesity in mice fed a Western high-fat diet, researchers find. Antioxidants…

How long does ‘chemo brain’ last?

How long does ‘chemo brain’ last?

Cancer survivors have long complained of cognitive decline following chemotherapy. This effect has been studied in some depth, but, for the first time, researchers ask how long these…

How long does ‘chemo brain’ last?

How long does ‘chemo brain’ last?

Cancer survivors have long complained of cognitive decline following chemotherapy. This effect has been studied in some depth, but, for the first time, researchers ask how long these…

How long does ‘chemo brain’ last?

How long does ‘chemo brain’ last?

Cancer survivors have long complained of cognitive decline following chemotherapy. This effect has been studied in some depth, but, for the first time, researchers ask how long these…

Health

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Image copyright Science Photo Library A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS…

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Image copyright Science Photo Library A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS…

Heatwave alerts for south-east England as temperatures hit 30C

Heatwave alerts for south-east England as temperatures hit 30C

Image copyright PA The Met Office has issued heatwave alerts across the south and east…

‘Bagpipe lung’ warning for wind musicians

‘Bagpipe lung’ warning for wind musicians

Image copyright Thinkstock Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware – playing a wind instrument could damage…

Antrim Area Hospital: Man says human rights ‘violated’ by DNR order

Media captionNeill Birnie became aware that the DNR order had been placed on his file…

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Image copyright Science Photo Library A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS…

alastairmhart
Breaking

Study shows extent of brain damage from Zika infections

CHICAGO A report released on Tuesday shows in graphic detail the kind of damage Zika infections can do to the developing brain – damage that goes well beyond…

Florida announces Zika case hundreds of miles from Miami

CHICAGO Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika acquired by local mosquitoes in Pinellas County, located some 265 miles (425 km) from Miami, where the…

Heavy lifting by young workers linked to low back pain in midlife

(Reuters Health) – Young adults with jobs that involve heavy lifting and forceful movements might be at higher risk for back pain later in life, a study from…

WHO emergency committee on yellow fever to meet on Aug 31

GENEVA The World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergency committee on deadly yellow fever will meet on Aug. 31 to review outbreaks in Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola, a…

Social class may influence multiple myeloma survival

(Reuters Health) – Household income and education levels may play a bigger role than race or ethnicity in whether patients survive the bone marrow cancer multiple myeloma, a…

Health official warns Zika could spread across U.S. Gulf

One of the top U.S. public health officials on Sunday warned that the mosquito-borne Zika virus could extend its reach across the U.S. Gulf Coast after officials last…

Steve's Corner

Steve Radio podcast-Week 1

Steve Radio podcast-Week 1

Steve Radio podcast-Week 2

Steve Radio podcast-Week 2

Steve Radio podcast-Week 3

Steve Radio podcast-Week 3

Steve Radio podcast-Week 4

Steve Radio podcast-Week 4

Steve Radio podcast-Week 5

Steve Radio podcast-Week 5

Steve Radio podcast-Week 6

Steve Radio podcast-Week 6

Steve Radio podcast-Week 7

Steve Radio podcast-Week 7

Steve Radio podcast-Week 8

Steve Radio podcast-Week 8