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Compounds found in green tea and red wine can alter your DNA and change the genetic code that causes inherited problems such as metabolic disease.
Want to be a supercentenarian (that's living to 110)? Get to 105 and you probably will. Although it seems counter-intuitive, your odds of dying when you reach that great age start to level out, a new study has discovered.
Doctors are a resourceful bunch, and they'll often go 'off-label' to prescribe a drug for a condition for which it was never intended. One of the latest examples is the use of powerful anticonvulsants for epilepsy and seizures to treat low back pain—and, not surprisingly, a new review has concluded they don't work and are dangerous.
Health groups are campaigning for the release of a suppressed review that found solid scientific evidence to prove homeopathy works for a range of health conditions.
'Proven' treatments for chronic depression and anxiety—such as SSRI antidepressants and CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy)—don't actually work, a follow-up study has established.
If an unhealthy gut is the most important factor in understanding the trigger for many diseases, the state of our gums runs it a close second. In a new study, gum disease has been linked to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the chronic inflammatory disease that affects joints.
Many health problems seem to have their origins in the gut—and that even goes for depression and anxiety, new research suggests.
Every second person seems to have a tattoo these days—but instead of checking out the best designs, you should make sure your immune system is healthy first. A tattoo can trigger health problems in those whose immunity is compromised, a new report has discovered.