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2013 January

Effects of environmental toxins on children 'a public health crisis'

An expert has voiced his concerns about children's exposure to environmental toxins and provided a number of practical solutions for protecting against their effects.The world may be facing one of its largest public health crises ever, in the form of the effects of environmental toxins on children's health, an expert…
2013 January

Sugary drinks 'could worsen osteoarthritis'

Sugary drinks could help worsen osteoarthritis, new research claims.Consuming sugary drinks could worsen osteoarthritis, especially in slim men and normal weight women, a new survey shows.The common degenerative condition affects six million older adults in the UK, and could be aggravated by drinking soft drinks.In fact, according to the Brigham…
2013 January

Health impacts on happiness, says survey

The state of an individual's health can have a serious impact on their happiness, according to a new study.Researchers from George Mason University, the University of Alabama-Birmingham, the University of Chicago and the University of Massachusetts Medical School found that the disruption of the body's daily functions was directly related…
2013 January

How to maintain bladder health

Maintaining a healthy bladder is something everyone needs to be aware of, regardless of their age.Bladder health can be a taboo issue, with many people wary of discussing their urinary incontinence problems or frequent urination.But, according to urogynecologist Dr Gunhilde Buchsbaum, there are many urinary concerns which men and women…
2013 January

Toxins 'could be putting children at risk of cancer'

Toxins in children's diets could be putting them at risk of developing cancer in later life.Pesticides and toxins used in growing fruit and vegetables could be putting young children at risk of developing cancer later on in life, according to new US research.A study of pre-school children showed that they…
2013 January

Low antioxidant levels linked to high blood pressure in PAD sufferers

PAD sufferers could be at risk of increased blood pressure due to low antioxidant levels.Low antioxidant levels have been linked to increased blood pressure during exercise for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) sufferers.PAD affects an estimated ten million people in the US alone and can increase the chance of death from…
2013 January

Grape seed extract 'helps fight infant stomach viruses'

Grape seed extract could be highly effective at preventing infant stomach viruses, research shows.Grape seed extract could be proficient at preventing infant stomach viruses, according to researchers.Scientists from Ghent University in Belgium have discovered that this natural product could be an effective alternative to vaccines in babies.This makes it particularly…
2013 January

What are the benefits of royal jelly?

What are the main benefits of incorporating royal jelly into one's diet?Royal jelly is renowned for its long list of health and wellbeing properties, with success stories dating back to the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt.This natural superfood is derived from the pollen collected by bees and is a by-product of…
2012 December

Child health experts campaign for widespread Vitamin D supplementation

Leading health experts have called for more people to take vitamin D supplements to address the high prevalence of deficiency in the UK.The importance of taking vitamin D supplements has been highlighted by a new position statement and campaign launched by child health experts in the UK.The Royal College of…
2012 December

'Junk food taxes' could improve health

A new review suggests that taxing unhealthy foods and beverages could help to drive down fast food consumption and improve people's health.Most people recognise the dangers of eating too much junk food, but it seems many are determined to keep eating these products rather than adopting a more natural and…