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  • Wednesday 16 April 2014

    Easter chocolate made healthy... almost

    There’s no need to avoid chocolate eggs this Easter, just be careful what, and how, you eat them. Read On
  • Monday 14 April 2014

    Morning sunshine helps maintain healthy weight

    Now that the sun is rising earlier in the day, take advantage of its apparent benefits: new research finds that exposure to bright light in the morning is linked to lower body mass index. Read On
  • Friday 11 April 2014

    One step forward, two steps back

    After a bout of labyrinthitis, diet blogger Judith Wills finds that the effects of ageing can sometimes make it harder to stick to an exercise and healthy eating regime. Read On
  • Friday 11 April 2014

    Yoga and PTSD

    Yoga can help relieve symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, say researchers. Read On
  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    Statins and dementia risk

    Link found between use of statins and lower risk of dementia.

    Read On
  • Wednesday 9 April 2014

    Eating watermelon could help lower blood pressure

    At last some heart-healthy advice that’ll be easy to take on board – a small-scale study published in the American Journal of Hypertension suggests that watermelon can help lower blood pressure. Read On
  • Tuesday 8 April 2014

    Prostate cancer treatment news

    Adding hormonal treatment to radiotherapy improves survival in localised prostate cancer, writes Lesley Dobson. Read On
  • Monday 7 April 2014

    Lifestyle changes can dramatically reduce risk of heart disease for those at risk of diabetes

    Losing weight and exercising has been shown to prevent diabetes developing in those at risk, but new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology reveals that the same lifestyle changes will also reduce that person’s risk of heart disease and ultimately, death via heart attack or stroke. Read On
  • Monday 7 April 2014

    Well, well, well: the latest health research

    Tools, products and tips to help you live a healthier life. Read On
  • Friday 4 April 2014

    The quickest way to lose weight isn't the best

    Diet and wellbeing blogger Judith Wills looks at recent research which proves that a diet for quick weight loss is not necessarily the best. Read On
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