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Earl Grey tea helps in fighting heart disease, study reveals

Earl Grey tea helps in fighting heart disease, study reveals

Mar. 31 | A recent study has revealed that drinking Earl Grey tea is good for health, as it helps in fighting against heart-related illnesses. The study found that the main ingredient of the tea – bergamot extract – is equally effective as statins when...

People residing near takeaways prone to be obese

People residing near takeaways prone to be obese

Mar. 14 | A study has shown that people who live or work close to fast food outlets are more likely to be obese. Moreover, the risk of obesity is increased even if these eateries are on the daily commute to work. The latest research has shown the connection between...

Large number of vulnerable people in UK denied care

Large number of vulnerable people in UK denied care

Mar. 6 | Campaigners in England state that a serous situation is developing in the country and that a large number of elderly and vulnerable people are denied care. An analysis conducted by Age UK noticed that the proportion of people over the age of 65 getting...

DNA testing to indicate highest risk of prostate cancer

DNA testing to indicate highest risk of prostate cancer

Feb. 21 | Scientists claim that the DNA testing will be able to determine which men face the highest risk of the dangerous prostate cancer. The Institute of Cancer Research’s team in London states that men might soon to able to go through genetic screening,...

Study reveals low-fat yogurt might reduce risk of diabetes

Study reveals low-fat yogurt might reduce risk of diabetes

Feb. 6 | Researchers from the United Kingdom have found that the consumption of low-fat yogurt on a daily basis can reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes by 28 percent. With this in mind, retailers have been busy stocking up on the healthy snack, due to the increase...

Poor NHS care in UK responsible for 11,000 lost lives

Poor NHS care in UK responsible for 11,000 lost lives

Jan. 23 | A study in the Lancet has revealed that over 1,500 heart attack victims are dying every year in the UK due to poor care and treatment delays. The research found that not being able to ensure that patients in the country receive fast and appropriate treatment...

Number of people with gout in UK increasing

Number of people with gout in UK increasing

Jan. 16 | A recent study has revealed that the prevalence of gout is increasing on a daily basis in the UK. Traditionally, gout is connected to too much port and an unhealthy lifestyle. The analysis – based on 15 years of results – has shown that one...

New mothers in UK not to be given shopping vouchers for breastfeeding

New mothers in UK not to be given shopping vouchers for breastfeeding

Nov. 15 | In order to change the poor breastfeeding figures in the UK, the National Health Service has started paying mothers with shopping vouchers if they agreed to breastfeed for six months. However, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on November 14, 2013...

New breast cancer test to be ready in two years

New breast cancer test to be ready in two years

Oct. 30 | Scientists have said that they are working on a test which would help in identifying seven different types of breast cancer, which gives new hope to women who are battling against the disease. The new test is known as the tumor sample test and it could...

UN agency names air pollution as leading cause of cancer

UN agency names air pollution as leading cause of cancer

Oct. 18 | The World Health Organization’s cancer agency on October 17, 2013 said that the air that we breathe contains substances which cause cancer and is not being officially declared as carcinogenic to people. Data from the International Agency for Research...