Want to sleep better? Start supplementing with omega-3 or eat more fatty fish, such as tuna and salmon, say researchers. It could give you an extra hour’s sleep each night. more »
Is eating meat really as bad for you as smoking? According to the headlines, it is—but they miss out one vital fact. Protein becomes more and more important as you get older. Eating protein, and espec... more »
What good does mammogram screening for breast cancer actually do? According to one major new study, not a lot. Mammograms are seeing the cancers that will never develop—and the discovery nonetheless t... more »
The UK government is paying out around £1 million to each of 60 parents whose children have been permanently damaged by the swine flu vaccine. Most of the children suffer from narcolepsy, or sleeping sickness. more »
Doctors are ignoring guidance notes and are routinely prescribing powerful narcotics to pregnant women. more »
A compound in figs and celery can attack aggressive breast tumours caused by the HER2 protein, which is responsible for around a quarter of all breast cancer cases. The compound, psoralen, blocks the... more »
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