Family history isn’t such an important factor after all when it comes to breast cancer. You’re as likely to survive it as women who have no cancer in their family, new research suggests. more »
It’s the traditional bed-time drink, and researchers reckon it can do more than help you sleep well: chamomile tea may also help you live longer. more »
Half of all Americans over the age of 60 have metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of problems such as diabetes and obesity that can lead to cardiovascular disease and even death. more »
Cancer is seen as a disease of old age, and doctors reckon the rise in the number of cases is the result of us living longer. more »
Aggressive and anti-social behaviour in children can be helped by omega-3 fish oils. It’s the ultimate brain food that can have a big impact on the children, especially if their diet is poor, say researchers. more »
Don’t go swimming when you’re wearing contact lenses—it can cause serious bacterial contamination that can sometimes result in blindness. more »
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