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California says coffee causes cancer—so should you give it up?

  A California judge has ruled that coffee shops like Starbucks must start displaying warning notices that the drinks can cause cancer—so does that mean you should give up...

Nuts and seeds protect against premature death and heart disease

Eating plenty of omega-6 fatty acids—found in nuts, seeds and vegetable oils—helps prevent premature death and protects against heart disease, a new study has found. People with...

High doses of vitamin D are reducing artery hardness in...

  Hardening of the arteries—one of the signs of heart disease—can be improved in just four months by taking high doses of vitamin D, a new study has discovered....

Apples and tomatoes help protect your lungs from ageing

  Eating apples and tomatoes every day keeps your lungs working optimally as you get older—and it's a tip that is especially important for those who've just given up...

If you're over 65, start taking vitamins

  The over-65s should start taking vitamin supplements every day, say researchers who have discovered that half the elderly population is nutritionally deficient, and especially in vitamin D. ...

Mobile phone radiation triples miscarriage risk

  Radiation from mobile (cell) phones and wi-fi dramatically increases the risk of miscarriage, a new study has discovered. Women who are regularly exposed to the...

Cheers! A few mugs of green tea every day reduce...

  Drinking plenty of green tea every day—ideally two or more cups—reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia. Regular tea drinkers who consume at least...

Cheese doesn't cause heart disease—it prevents it

  Standard medical theory maintains that saturated fats from our diet cause heart disease—but, far from causing it, new research has discovered that eating a little piece...

Sunshine can help prevent rheumatoid arthritis

  The importance of getting plenty of sunshine has been underlined again this week with the news that maintaining high levels of vitamin D can help prevent...
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New Blood Pressure Guidelines Will Kill Millions More

New limits, set by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology ignores the potential harms of slapping people with disease labels, according to an analysis published by...

Why Is Your Blood Pressure So Affected By Salt?

Salt is the most common and readily available nonmetallic mineral in the world. Yet some people are far more susceptible to the effects of salt than others and scientists are...

Memory Changes Every Time You Access It

The fallibility of memory is something that is now well documented and publicized. Like it or not, you can't trust the contents of your brain and this is considered verbatim...

Future Dental Product May Cure Cavities

Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.

10 Unneeded Healthcare Treatments

Doctors are often criticized for prescribing unneeded tests and procedures that harm more than they help and add to medical costs that could otherwise be avoided. Diagnostic tests are better than...

If You're Worried About Bacteria On Prep Surfaces, Use Oregano...

Risk of food poisoning from contaminated food surfaces may be reduced by using oregano oil to help kill bacteria, new research suggests.

Study Shows Gains In Meditation Training Maintained Seven Years Later

Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study published in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement.

How Mind Body Approaches Reduce Blood Pressure Better Than Medication

Decades of research continue to unravel the relaxation response--the physiological and psychological opposite of the well-known fight-or-flight stress response that can be achieved through relaxation techniques like yoga or mediation--can...

Pharmaceuticals Are Changing The Microbiome In The Human Body

While the adverse effects of antibiotic use on the human microbiome are well documented, other commonly used medicines are having a similar impact, warn researchers.
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