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New study links red meat consumption with heart disease

Time to ditch the burgers? Eating red and processed meat increases your risk of heart disease – including smaller ventricles,…
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New study links red meat consumption with heart disease

Catnip and grapefruit are ushering in a new era of insect repellants

If you’ve been out in the woods in your life, you’ve probably eaten, drank, or breathed in DEET, and then…
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Catnip and grapefruit are ushering in a new era of insect repellants

Why a ‘healthy’ sweetener may be bad for your gut: One of most popular sugar-free sweeteners may not be good for stomach bacteria, research suggests

Artificial sweeteners are used by millions of Britons to cut their calorie intake and lower sugar consumption. The thinking is…
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Why a ‘healthy’ sweetener may be bad for your gut: One of most popular sugar-free sweeteners may not be good for stomach bacteria, research suggests

The longevity diet: Two servings of fruit and three of vegetables is the ‘right’ combination for a longer life – but only one in 10 Americans are getting enough greens, Harvard study finds

Harvard University scientists found that the ‘five-a-day’ rule for eating that many servings of fruits and vegetables is linked to…
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The longevity diet: Two servings of fruit and three of vegetables is the ‘right’ combination for a longer life – but only one in 10 Americans are getting enough greens, Harvard study finds

Hairy ‘super plant’ absorbs 20% more pollution on busy roads, RHS experts say

Bushy, hairy-leafed cotoneaster is a “super plant” which can help soak up pollution on busy roads and ease environmental problems,…
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Hairy ‘super plant’ absorbs 20% more pollution on busy roads, RHS experts say

An apple a day really DOES keep the doctor away! Chemicals in the fruit can boost brain function and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists say

Future studies will be required to determine if quercetin, DHBA and other phytonutrients can enhance learning and cognitive function in…
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An apple a day really DOES keep the doctor away! Chemicals in the fruit can boost brain function and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists say

Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in leafy vegetables and low in meat will help you stay mentally sharp later in life, study reveals

Adhering to a Mediterranean diet is tied to better memory in a new report Leafy greens and less meat were…
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Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in leafy vegetables and low in meat will help you stay mentally sharp later in life, study reveals

Experimental cancer pill derived from a poisonous plant could stop Covid in its tracks, scientists say

Thapsigargin is effective against coronavirus, the common cold and influenza A University of Nottingham scientists found the drug is an…
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Experimental cancer pill derived from a poisonous plant could stop Covid in its tracks, scientists say

The intriguing reason you feel ill after a single glass

Dr Rubaiyat Haque says some lack the enzyme involved in metabolism of alcohol This then leads to a significant build-up…
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The intriguing reason you feel ill after a single glass

Quack cure or Covid hope? Six things you can buy in the shops that scientists believe could protect against severe coronavirus infection

A vaccine is being rolled out and potential treatments are being trialled to see if they can cure Covid, but…
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Quack cure or Covid hope? Six things you can buy in the shops that scientists believe could protect against severe coronavirus infection