RESEARCH

Avoid this painkiller that increases heart risk, researchers warn

There are plenty of painkillers you can buy in the pharmacy—so make sure it's not diclofenac, marketed as Cataflam and Voltaren. The drug increases the risk of a heart attack...

'Independent' researchers have shares in drug companies they're testing

Independent drug trials aren't always quite so independent. Researchers are still not revealing the pay-outs they're getting from drug companies whose drugs they are testing—and in some cases they even...

Aspirin-a-day doesn't help people at 'moderate' risk of heart attack

People who have a 'moderate' chance of a heart attack or stroke are advised to start taking an aspirin a day—but it doesn't reduce the risk, and there's a greater...

Reducing air pollutants bigger benefit than curing breast cancer

Cleaning up the air we breathe—and especially in polluted regions of India and China—would have a bigger impact on improving health and longevity than finding a cure for breast and...

Smokers who cut back by vaping double chances of a...

Smokers who are trying to cut back by vaping every day are running a very high risk of a heart attack. The practice—which is common among smokers—increases the chances of...

Flare-ups with your partner can trigger a leaky gut

A poor diet and lifestyle are two big factors that influence our health—but a bad relationship with our partner can be another. It's already known that constant and hostile bickering...

Spiritual healing does work, independent study confirms

Spiritual healing does work. It can dramatically improve symptoms of both IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease), an independent study has concluded. It even...

Curcumin eyedrops reversing glaucoma

Curcumin—the wonder ingredient in turmeric that has anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties—could reverse glaucoma, the eye disease, a new study has discovered. Curcumin eyedrops can stabilise the problem...

Schoolchildren suffering memory problems from using their cellphones

Teenagers are always using their cell (mobile) phones—but the radiation from the devices could be affecting their memory and their ability to study at school, a major new study has...
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