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The world's leading cardiologists have been told that the advice they've been handing out for 30 years about heart health is wrong: far from causing heart disease, saturated fats from cheese and red meat protect us from ever getting the condition and could cut the risk of an early death by 25 per cent.
Cleaning up the air we breathe—and especially in polluted regions of India and China—would have a bigger impact on improving health and longevity than finding a cure for breast and lung cancer, a new research study claims.
Smokers who are trying to cut back by vaping every day are running a very high risk of a heart attack. The practice—which is common among smokers—increases the chances of an attack five-fold. Even vaping on its own nearly doubles the risks of an attack, a major new study has discovered.
A cup of strawberries every day could ease some of the severe symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as diarrhea and fatigue.
When it comes to alcohol, little and often seems to be the way to go, at least according to the latest research. Moderate drinkers are less likely than teetotallers and ex-drinkers to develop heart disease.
A poor diet and lifestyle are two big factors that influence our health—but a bad relationship with our partner can be another. It's already known that constant and hostile bickering slows wound healing, and raises your risk for depression, heart disease or diabetes—and now new research has found it can trigger a leaky gut.
When it comes to dietary advice, never read the headlines: you'll end up confused by the contradictory and conflicting announcements. The latest example is that a low-carb diet will shorten your life, but, surprise, surprise, it isn't that simple.
Doctors in the UK and the US are given cash pay-outs to prescribe more drugs—in the UK, doctors get up to 20 per cent of their annual income from these incentives. But the drugs don't work, and aren't helping the patient live a longer life, a damning new report has discovered.