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Aspirin is the world's most common just-in-case pill that is supposed to help prevent heart disease—but unless you've already suffered a heart attack, it's not going to have any benefit, new research has discovered.
Want to look younger? Scientists have discovered that a common antioxidant has the power to slow—and even reverse—the usual signs of ageing in the skin.
A low-carb diet could kick-start the immune system and fight cancer and diseases such as heart problems and arthritis, say scientists this week.
It's established medical practice to prescribe a beta blocker drug to someone who's suffered a heart attack—but it needs revising because the drug isn't always necessary, and it can cause debilitating side effects.
Parents in Germany face fines of up to Euros2,500 if they don't have their children vaccinated. Nurseries and childcare centres will be required under new laws to inform on any parents who fail to produce a doctor's note proving vaccination.
Tai chi, the slow-motion Chinese exercise, has often been used as a complement to drugs for treating depression—but a new study has discovered it can dramatically improve the problem without the drugs.
If you're suffering from osteoarthritis, your best option is chondroitin, a new study has discovered. The supplements are as effective at reducing pain and improving movement as the prescription drug celecoxib—and without the dangerous side effects.
People are being diagnosed with depression with a simplistic point-scoring questionnaire that was developed by the drug company that has some of the leading antidepressant brands, and so is most likely to benefit from a diagnosis and prescription.
Eating a handful of nuts every week should form part of every cancer survivor's diet. Nuts—and especially tree nuts such as hazelnuts, chestnuts and walnuts—reduce the chances of the cancer coming back.