2020-02-20 11:42:00


"Eat a big breakfast to lose weight fast – you'll 'burn twice as many calories'," reports The Sun.


2020-02-19 17:00:00


"Researchers find a western-style diet can impair brain function," reports The Guardian on a study that looked at the cognitive effects of eating a high fat, high sugar diet.


2020-02-18 16:10:00


Despite positive reports, secondary analysis study provides no proof that eating a Mediterranean diet directly reduces frailty or improves memory.


2020-02-13 16:00:00


A survey of 845,264 men and women in the US found that men who said they were gay or bisexual were more likely to have been diagnosed with skin cancer than straight (heterosexual) men.


2020-02-12 10:17:00


More time spent doing light activity at age 12 to 16 has been linked to lower depression scores at age 18, while more time spent sitting still was linked to higher depression scores.


2020-02-11 16:00:00


"Cervical cancer could be prevented with a single injection," reports The Independent. This is based on a study that looked at the impact of different numbers of doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in more than 130,000 women in the US.


2020-02-06 17:00:00


"Signs of cancer can appear long before diagnosis, study shows," reports The Guardian on a study that looked at 2,658 tumour samples and 38 cancer types.


2020-02-04 00:00:00


"Eating pork or beef twice a week raises risk of heart disease, according to study," the Mail Online reports.


2020-02-03 17:00:00


"Drinking tea and red wine with plenty of kale could slash the risk of Alzheimer's disease," reports the Mail Online.


2020-01-30 17:00:00


"Lungs 'magically' heal damage from smoking," reports BBC News. This encouraging headline is prompted by a new UK-based study.


2020-01-29 09:35:00


"Drinking alcohol during pregnancy really does lead to poor brain function in babies, study confirms," The Mail Online reports.


2020-01-23 17:00:00


Researchers in the US tested the ability of a blood test for anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) to predict when a woman would have her final period.


2020-01-22 14:48:00


"Sunscreens leach up to 360 times more toxic chemicals into the blood than the FDA allows," reports the Mail Online.


2020-01-21 17:00:00


2 related reviews look at the impact of 'significant life events' including parenthood, leaving school and starting work, on people's body mass index (BMI) and exercise habits.


2020-01-16 17:00:00


"Having sex weekly may delay your menopause: Scientists say not getting enough action 'makes the body choose to stop ovulating'," reports the Mail Online on a study looking at nearly 3,000 women in the US.


2020-01-15 11:06:00


"Miscarriage can lead to 'long-term post-traumatic stress'," reports BBC News.


2020-01-14 17:00:00


"Packed lunches worse for kids than school dinners, study says," reports Sky News.


2020-01-09 10:29:00


"Healthy habits extend disease-free life by up to a decade," the Guardian reports.


2020-01-08 17:00:00


"Using talcum powder does NOT raise the risk of ovarian cancer as study of 250,000 women debunks fears after decades of uncertainty," reports the Mail Online.


2020-01-07 17:00:00


"First-time marathon runners can 'reverse ageing' on blood vessels by four years," the Daily Mirror reports.


2019-12-19 10:56:00


"Restful night 'cuts risk' of heart attack," reports The Times on a study looking at more than 385,000 people in the UK.


2019-12-18 14:34:00


Losing weight can help women over 50 who are overweight lower their chances of getting breast cancer.


2019-12-17 11:05:00



2019-12-11 17:00:00


A new study looked at whether labelling food with the amount of exercise needed to burn off the calories the food contained prompted people to make healthier choices.


2019-12-11 15:10:00


Researchers found that areas at the front of the brain (prefrontal cortex) were significantly thinner in children with a higher BMI, which could affect their decision-making.