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  • Drinking tea may lower the risk of cognitive decline

    Posted on: 30/03/2017

    Are you partial to a nice cup of tea? If you are, it could be a habit that serves you well in the future as scientists have discovered that drinking tea can potentially lower a person’s risk of cognitive decline by as much as 50%. The study, the findings of which… read more »

  • Night-time toilet trips linked to salt intake – study

    Posted on: 28/03/2017

    Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night with an urge to go to the toilet? A new study from Japan suggests that it could be linked with the amount of salt you consume. For the study, researchers from Nagasaki University analysed more than 300 volunteers. They found… read more »

  • Mixing alcohol and energy drinks can lead to people being ‘wide awake drunk’

    Posted on: 23/03/2017

    Are you partial to energy drinks mixed with alcohol on a night out? New research from Canada might make you change your drinking habit, as it reveals the dangers linked to this risky combination. According to the Canadian researchers, the caffeine found in many popular energy drinks, such as Red… read more »

  • New drug slashes bad cholesterol levels, reduces risk of heart attack and stroke

    Posted on: 21/03/2017

    Doctors say that an innovative new drug can cut bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes for millions of people. Accounting for around 15 million deaths each year, heart attacks and strokes are the world’s biggest killers. They are also the reason why people take drugs… read more »

  • New drug could help one in five breast cancers

    Posted on: 16/03/2017

    A new type of breast cancer treatment could help up to 10,000 women in the UK, according to scientists. Historically, biological therapies have been used to help fight rare, inherited genetic errors which can lead to cancer, such as the BRCA one actress Angelina Jolie carries. However, a new study has… read more »