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A common plant that can bought in most garden centres could stop even the severest and most distressing asthma attack in its tracks, scientists believe. And it could be more powerful than the current range of asthma drugs.
Antidepressants don't just increase the risk of suicide—people taking the drugs are 33 per cent more likely to die from any cause, including heart attack, stroke and even organ failure.
People pop an artificial sweetener in their drink to help prevent diabetes—but the products could instead be increasing the risk in just two weeks.
Colon cancer could be reversed just with probiotics that change the gut's bacteria—and the disease can be prevented in the first place by eating whole grains, such as brown rice and whole-wheat bread, every day, two new research studies have found.
Stress and poor sleep can become a vicious circle, with one feeding the other—but it could be broken by eating foods that have a special stress-reducing compound.
If you're worried about putting on weight, eating last thing before bed is something you should be paying as much attention to as the food you're eating and the amount of exercise you're taking, new research suggests.
Start adding dark chocolate, coffee and olive oil to your daily diet to have a long and healthy life, two new research studies claim.
The HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer is unproven and could be the next thalidomide scandal, claim the producers of a new documentary that premieres on YouTube today (September 11).
We all sit around too much. But we don't have to spend hours and hours exercising to redress the balance: just sitting for 20 minutes less each day is enough to maintain muscle mass and improve our overall health.