24/05/2013Artificial light from electronic devices may disrupt sleep
Electronic devices that emit bright, artificial light such as laptops, smartphones and televisions are causing people to not get a proper night’s sleep, according to a new report.
Average sleep...23/05/2013Daily calcium intake can help women live longer
A daily supplement of 1000mg of calcium can help women live longer, according to a new Canadian study.
Cheese is a good source of calcium
The study analysed the health of over 9,000 Canadians over a...22/05/2013Cardiovascular risk from noise and air pollution
Fine-particle air and noise pollution could increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a large population study in Germany.
Living near a main road may be unhealthy
Both...21/05/2013Over half of UK workers worry about their job security
Around 51% of British workers feel less secure about their job and under more pressure for the first time in 20 years, a recent survey has revealed.
Pay reductions concern UK employees
Pay cuts and a...20/05/2013White vegetables forgotten as part of healthy diet
White vegetables such as potatoes and cauliflower are being ignored from a healthy diet despite containing vital nutrients, according to experts.
The government recommends at least five fruit and veg a...16/05/2013Drinks high in sugar increase kidney stone risk
Drinking beverages high in sugar content such as fizzy drinks could increase the chance of getting kidney stones by 23%, according to a new study.
Drinks high in sugar may cause kidney stones
The...15/05/2013Breakthrough in pancreatic cancer research
The mystery surrounding how cancerous tumour cells feed themselves has reached a significant breakthrough following a study at NYU School of Medicine.
Eating nuts may prevent developing pancreatic cancer...15/05/2013UK unemployment levels creeping up
Levels of unemployment in the UK have risen to 7.8% as the number of people out of work slowly increases, reports the Office of National Statistics.
UK unemployment has been rising gradually
According...15/05/2013Immunity holds key to women’s longevity
Women live longer than their male counterparts because their immune systems age more slowly, a Japanese study suggests.
White blood cells protect against disease and infection
The report, published in...14/05/2013Gut bacteria reverses obesity
A bacterium that lives in the gut has managed to reduce obesity in mice following a study in Belgium.
Two thirds of British men are considered obese
Researchers from the Catholic University of Louvain...