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 »
Fracking releases high levels of pollutants that have been linked to some cancers and respiratory problems such as asthma. more »
Children given antibiotics are far more likely to suffer from an impaired immune system that leaves them more susceptible to disease as an adult. more »
It doesn’t take much: walking or cycling for more than 30 minutes a day can reduce your chances of a premature death by up to 40 per cent. more »
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