09/04/2013Need a memory boost- try rosemary essential oil say scientists
Rosemary essential oil boosts memory in healthy adults, according to a study from British researchers.
Rosemary boosts memory
The herb rosemary has long been associated with memory improvement, and has...09/04/2013Prostate cancer sufferers with gene mutation should be offered early treatment
Prostate cancer patients with a specific gene mutation should be offered early and aggressive treatment on the NHS, even if they would normally be classified as low risk, according to a new study.
...05/04/2013Walking protects your heart as effectively as going for a run
Brisk walking is just as good for the heart as going for a run, according to new findings from American researchers.
Walking is as good for the heart as running
Walking can lower the risk of high blood...27/03/2013Teen cancer deaths halve since 1970s, but clinical trial access still poor
The number of people dying from cancer between the ages of 15 and 24 has halved since the 1970s, according to a new report from Cancer Research UK.
Not enough 15-24 year olds are given access to clinical...22/03/2013Charity demand plain tobacco packaging as 570 children take up smoking every DAY
Cancer Research UK is urging the government to commit to plain cigarette packaging, as they reveal that 207,000 children started smoking in 2011.
570 children start smoking every day
Looking at an...21/03/2013As a third of people find work their biggest cause of stress, experts suggest income protection
With more than a third of people citing work as their biggest cause of stress, experts are advising workers to invest in income protection insurance for essential peace of mind.
More than a third of...20/03/2013High potency statins increase risk of acute kidney injury by 34 per cent
High doses of statins could increase risk of kidney problems by 37 per cent, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal.
Statins have been linked to an increased risk of kidney problems
...12/03/2013People with healthy lifestyles should get priority NHS care, says think-tank
A think-tank is urging ministers to follow in the footsteps of health insurance companies, and prioritise medical treatment for people who can prove that they live a healthy lifestyle.
Demos wants...08/03/2013Outdoor walking improves resting heart rate of stroke sufferers
Regular outdoor walking boosts the endurance and resting heart rate of people who have suffered a stroke, according to a new study.
Regular outdoor walking aids recover after a stroke
Every year over...07/03/2013Hot dogs and bacon butties linked to increased risk of premature death
With new research indicating that processed meats like sausages and bacon increase risk of premature death, experts are recommending that people cut down on their intake to stay healthy.