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10/04/2014Drinking green tea improves working memory
Drinking green tea can enhance the ability of our brains' cognitive functions especially on the working memory, Swiss scientists suggest. Green tea has many health benefits Green tea has been linked...
24/03/2014Dark chocolate turns 'healthy' in the stomach
Dark chocolate ferments in the stomach and turns into useful anti-inflammatory compounds good for the heart, scientists claim. Chocolate can be high in sugar and fat A research team from the Louisiana...
25/02/2014Vegetarian diet may reduce blood pressure
Vegetarians appear to have lower blood pressure which can reduce the risk of heart disease, according to an analysis of previous studies. Vegetables can provide numerous health benefits High blood...
17/02/2014Giving up smoking can boost mental health
Quitting smoking has known physical benefits but can also improve mental health, according to a new British study. Smoking can cause serious health problems Measuring mental health on levels of...
10/02/2014Vitamin C in high doses may boost cancer chemotherapy
High-doses of vitamin C can improve effect of chemotherapy by boosting the cancer-killing effect in mice, a US study suggests. Grapefruits contain a high dose of Vitamin C The vitamin would have to be...
05/02/2014Heart attack risk from high-sugar diet
Too much sugar from fizzy drinks, sweets and puddings could increase the chances of having a heart attack, a large US study suggests. High doses of sugar can cause health problems The study found that...
31/01/2014Obesity begins at nursery, study suggests
Young children who are overweight are four times as likely to be obese by the time they are teenagers, a US study has found. Obesity in youth can lead to poor health in adulthood The study focused on...
27/01/2014Welsh scientists developing breast cancer treatment
A compound designed to help prevent the spread of breast cancer has been developed by researchers at Cardiff University . Successful trials were made on mice The treatment aims to stop the spread of...
24/01/2014NHS waiting times three weeks longer than reported
Patients in England cannot rely on waiting time information for elective surgery with an average over-recording time of three weeks per patient, a watchdog says. There are roughly 3 million people on NHS...
21/01/2014Sunbathing helps lower blood pressure, study claims
Sunlight may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by lowering blood pressure, according to a British study. Sunshine in moderation has health benefits The research may prompt a review on the...
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