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Radio frequency radiation from cell (mobile) phone networks can cause cancer, a major $30m study has concluded. There is 'clear evidence'—which is the highest level of proof—that exposure to radiation from 2G and 3G networks in particular is carcinogenic.
Coconut oil is a more effective insect repellent than DEET sprays, often considered the only 'serious' choice that can provide protection against malaria-carrying mosquitoes in tropical regions.
Zinc is the 'secret sauce' that fights the effects of ageing and could also help you live longer. And its benefits are supercharged when it's added to a component found in wine, coffee, tea and chocolate, researchers have discovered this week.
Pharmaceutical companies are deliberately misleading health agencies and governments by suppressing research that reveals a drug doesn't work or is dangerous. At least half of all medical trials are never published.
Yet another nail in the coffin of the already-discredited theory that a fatty diet causes heart disease comes this week with the news that cheese and yoghurt protect against the disease
Diabetics could control their condition just by eating a vegan diet. The plant-based diet reduces many of the typical biological markers of type 2 diabetes without the need for any drugs to control the condition, a major review has concluded.