Category: Health

Yoga Can Help Relieve Your Chronic Back Pain, Study Suggests

If your life is blighted by back pain, 2017 might just be the year to take up yoga. A new study has found that yoga can help reduce pain and improve movement in those...

Doctors List 40 Treatments Which Are ‘Of Little Or No Use’ To Patients

Doctors have identified 40 commonly prescribed treatments which either don’t work or won’t necessarily help patients get better.  X-rays don’t always help those...

Inside Britain’s Largest Breast Cancer Tissue Bank

“I was petrified at the time of my surgery and the immediate priority was to get my cancer out of my body,” Sue Stannard tells The Huffington Post UK.  In 2011, she...

Chemical Found In US Everyday Items Linked To Host Of Deadly Diseases

Hazardous hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in plastic bottles, metal food cans, detergents, toys and even cosmetics could be costing the US as much as $340...

Can We Stop Ageing? Scientists Find A Way To Replace The Ageing Cells In Our Bodies

Scientists believe they’ve found a way to slow or even halt one of the key processes that causes us to get old. Scientists at CalTech and UCLA are in no way looking...

The NHS Will Give 10 Blind Patients An Experimental New Bionic Eye

NHS England has revealed that it will give 10 blind patients an experimental bionic eye that could restore their sight. The 10 patients all suffer from Retinitis...

Two Fizzy Drinks Per Day Could Double Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes, Researchers Claim

Drinking two soft drinks per day could double your risk of diabetes, even if they’re diet versions, new research suggests. A Swedish study found that consuming more...

‘Food Unwrapped’: Channel 4 Show Uncovers Some Surprising Truths About Sugar

Sugar: we’re all consuming far too much of it. A recent report from Public Health England (PHE) found that adults and children are consuming more than double the...

Eating Blue Cheese Could Help You Live Longer, According To Best Study Ever

Good news for cheese lovers: that block of dairy delightfulness could help you live longer. That’s according to a new study which found that spermidine, which is found...

Why Owning A Large Dog Might Help You Lose Weight

People who own larger dogs such as Great Danes and Bullmastiffs are more likely to walk them, a new study has found. The findings suggest that people who are looking to...