Taking a statin to help reduce your cholesterol? Eating bergamot, the citrus fruit, or supplement seems to ‘super-charge’ the drug, and may even mean you can reduce the dose, a new study has discovered. more »
CT (computed tomography) scans are ‘seeing’ around 18 per cent of lung cancers that aren’t actually there, although with some cancers this rises to an astonishing 79 per cent of ‘false positives’. more »
Could acupuncture be routinely prescribed by US doctors for pain relief? It could happen, according to a new study that found it works in children who have had their tonsils taken out. more »
There’s definitely something about grape seed extract as a cancer-fighter: after proving its worth for 10 years, researchers have discovered in laboratory tests that it kills prostate cancer cells while leaving healthy ones unharmed. more »
With the news currently focusing on better treatments for dementia, there are five simple lifestyle changes you can make today that will lower your risk of ever getting it. more »
Heartburn and acid reflux medications are causing B12 deficiency, which can lead to nerve damage, anaemia and dementia. more »
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