How diet affects mental health – what’s the evidence?
A new expert review confirms that diet significantly influences mental health and wellbeing, but cautions that the evidence for many diets is comparatively weak. This, the most up to date overview of the new field of Nutritional Psychiatry, is produced, by the Nutrition Network of…
Cancer drugs could potentially treat COPD, Sheffield research finds
New research from the University of Sheffield shows a certain class of cancer drugs could be used in the future to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Nerve Stimulation May Benefit Women with Fibromyalgia
A treatment involving electrical nerve stimulation helped women with fibromyalgia in a recent clinical trial. The findings are published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Recurrent miscarriage: diabetes drug could lead to new treatment
An existing drug can be used to improve the womb for pregnancy, study led by University of Warwick finds Sitagliptin is first drug of its kind shown to increase stem cells in the lining of the womb Stem cells have been shown to improve renewal…
Diet has rapid effects on sperm quality
Sperm are influenced by diet, and the effects arise rapidly. This is the conclusion of a study by researchers at Linköping University, in which healthy young men were fed a diet rich in sugar.
Tea drinkers live longer
Drinking tea at least three times a week is linked with a longer and healthier life, according to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1
Bariatric surgery associate with lower risk of skin cancer
Bariatric surgery is associated with a distinct reduction in skin-cancer risk, a study shows. This finding can be described as a key piece of evidence that substantiates the connection between weight loss and malignant skin cancer.
Want to Turn Back Time? Try Running a Marathon
The new year means it’s time to set resolutions for 2020 and new research from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests running a marathon for the first time could have several health benefits.
Long work hours at the office linked to both regular and hidden high blood pressure
Office workers who spend long hours on the job are more likely to have high blood pressure, including a type that can go undetected during a routine medical appointment, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.
Glutamine may decrease obesity-linked inflammation
Glutamine could help people with obesity reduce inflammation of fat tissue and reduce fat mass, according to a new study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Oxford in the U.K.
Study: Women born in December have lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease
In the past, many studies have looked at whether mortality from cardiovascular disease correlates with the time of year when a person was born.
Strongest link yet between nitrites and cancer – but ‘not all processed meat has same risk’
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have questioned the World Health Organisation’s blanket classification of processed meat as carcinogenic after finding significant evidence gaps between processed meat treated with nitrites and nitrite-free processed meat.