Health and Fitness
Scientists have developed a new method of boosting the ageing immune system using a naturally occurring chemical compound. Early tests in mice, published in the journal eLife, show that the compound restores the immune system’s inbuilt ‘memory’ enabling it to mount a more powerful protective response following vaccination.
A new study has revealed a significant drop in the number of young people taking up smoking over the last 20 years, as the UK has introduced a range of tobacco controls.
Epson’s Runsense SF-810, the latest product in its range of Runsense sport monitors, is now available to buy. The exciting new model uniquely combines a GPS tracker, Smart Stride sensor and heart rate sensor, allowing users to benefit and learn more from every run.
Scientists have identified chemicals that could protect vital organs from long-term damage following a heart attack or stroke, according to new research in mice, part-funded by the British Heart Foundationopens in new window (BHF) and Medical Research Council (MRC).
The financial cost of stress in the workplace has been revealed by new research from life insurance and pension company Friends Life.
A special open day held at a new Clifton clinic has led to 28 patients being diagnosed with underlying vein conditions.
A recent study carried out at University College London suggests that many probiotic drinks may be a waste of time, and money, as only a small amount of the beneficial bacteria they contain actually reach the area of the gut where they’re most useful.
Participants are being sought for a new phase of a ground-breaking study into addiction to over-the-counter medicines, also known as non-prescription medicines.
Significant life changes occur for millions of Britain’s retirees in the early years of their retirement, according to research from retirement specialist LV=.
With news this week breaking about a woman suffering from ‘Simon Cowell-itis’ (a unique, bizarre fear of seeing the music mogul himself on the small screen) OVO Energy has surveyed 2,000 Brits to find a list of all the peculiar things that strike fear into the hearts of the nation.
Diet Tribes, a brand new series presented by Dr Chris Van Tulleken and clinical psychologist Professor Tanya Byron, will investigate the latest science behind the discovery that the best way to lose weight could be a personalised diet, the secret to which may lie in our genes, our hormones and neuroscience.
Human intelligence is thought to improve with each generation and a unique study of people born and raised in Aberdeen has proved that those in north-east Scotland are getting smarter.
The social stigma which surrounds dementia is impeding early diagnosis, care and research into the disease, according to a new report championed by the Medical Research Council (MRC).
This November, dance, fitness and holistic Shoreditch studio, FRAME, are teaming up with Fish Market to launch a new exercise and brunch offering as part of the new Warehouse Weekend experience.
CocoPro, the world’s first high protein coconut water, has launched. The drink combines 20 grams of whey protein (per 330ml serving) with the natural nutritional properties of coconut water to deliver muscle recovery and hydration in a delicious and refreshing post-workout drink.
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