One in six courses of antibiotics fails to treat infections - and sometimes it’s as bad as one out of every two - suggesting the age of the ‘superbug’ is getting ever closer. The antibiotic failure ra... more »
Around 13 per cent of people suffer from ‘social anxiety disorder’ - they don’t like meeting people and they feel uncomfortable in new situations. It’s a condition that is invariably treated with anti... more »
Common painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen almost double the risk for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism, two lethal conditions. The NSAIDs (non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs... more »
Eating our five-a-day is supposed to be good for our bodily health—but it seems it is just as good for our mental wellbeing too. People who don’t eat their fruit and vegetables are far more likely to... more »
The vast majority of heart attacks could be prevented by adopting a healthier lifestyle, such as exercising, eating better and not smoking, a new study has found. The changes could eliminate four out... more »
People who swig mineral water from a plastic bottle that’s been left out in the sun could be drinking more than they bargained for. Dangerous chemicals from the plastic can leach into the water, espec... more »
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