Red meat junk food raise bowel cancer risk by one third

Red meat junk food raise bowel cancer risk by one third »

18 Jan, 2018
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A diet rich in processed foods and red meat, refined grains and sugary drinks increases the risk of bowel cancer by a

Jessica Gomes takes a fashion risk in wacky pastel jumpsuit

Jessica Gomes takes a fashion risk in wacky pastel jumpsuit »

18 Jan, 2018
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She’s the Australian supermodel who is known for pushing the boundaries of fashion.  And Jessica Gomes, 33, was up to her avant-garde

Yoghurt increases children’s risk of tooth decay

Yoghurt increases children’s risk of tooth decay »

16 Jan, 2018
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Brushing children’s teeth only partially protects them against the damage caused by sugary treats, new research reveals. Under five-year-olds who snack on

Breastfeeding cuts women’s diabetes risk in HALF

Breastfeeding cuts women’s diabetes risk in HALF »

16 Jan, 2018
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Mothers who breastfeed for six months or more halve their diabetes risk, according to major new research. The 30-year study found that

Girls who menstruate before 12  at heart attack risk

Girls who menstruate before 12 at heart attack risk »

16 Jan, 2018
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Girls who menstruate before the age of 12 have a 10 per cent higher risk of having a heart attack or stroke

Salt-heavy diet increases the risk of Alzheimer’s

Salt-heavy diet increases the risk of Alzheimer’s »

15 Jan, 2018
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Eating too much salt could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research.   While the US Department of Agriculture recommends

Quiz to assess early death risk

Quiz to assess early death risk »

12 Jan, 2018
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We all know that our bad habits can send us to an early grave. In fact, up to 40 per cent of

How Bob Harper suffered a heart attack due to genetics

How Bob Harper suffered a heart attack due to genetics »

11 Jan, 2018
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A genetic protein can make the healthiest person succumb to a heart attack. This was the case of Biggest Loser trainer Bob

Swedish study: Smokers have nearly 50% more back pain risk

Swedish study: Smokers have nearly 50% more back pain risk »

8 Jan, 2018
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Smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs to be fixed by spinal surgery, a Swedish study suggests.    Researchers focused

New Year’s resolutions cuts cancer risk by a third

New Year’s resolutions cuts cancer risk by a third »

4 Jan, 2018
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New Year’s resolutions often fail – but now a new study may just provide the motivation for you to stick to them.

Women who don’t like their breasts at risk of cancer

Women who don’t like their breasts at risk of cancer »

4 Jan, 2018
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Women who are unhappy with the size of their breasts are less likely to check them for any cancerous lumps, new research

Babies who eat solid food too early are high risk diabetes

Babies who eat solid food too early are high risk diabetes »

4 Jan, 2018
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Most parents are feeding their babies solid foods too early – raising their risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research. 

Taking vitamins before pregnancy cuts risk of autism

Taking vitamins before pregnancy cuts risk of autism »

3 Jan, 2018
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Women who take multivitamins and folic acid during or before pregnancy cut the risk of their children developing autism by nearly three

Hysterectomies before 35 quadruple risk of heart failure

Hysterectomies before 35 quadruple risk of heart failure »

3 Jan, 2018
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Hysterectomies before the age of 35 quadruple the risk of congestive heart failure and double the risk of coronary artery disease, according to

These are the Brit holiday hotspots at ‘high risk’ of terror attacks

These are the Brit holiday hotspots at ‘high risk’ of terror attacks »

2 Jan, 2018
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This map reveals the popular winter sun destinations from Australia and Thailand to the Maldives and Philippines that are deemed ‘very likely’

Just one sleepless night increases Alzheimer’s risk

Just one sleepless night increases Alzheimer’s risk »

29 Dec, 2017
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People who sleep poorly are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease because the proteins that, in part, cause it build up in

Test to see if you are you at risk of developing diabetes

Test to see if you are you at risk of developing diabetes »

29 Dec, 2017
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Diabetes is a global epidemic expected to be the seventh leading cause of death by 2030. The condition is a major cause

Extreme picky eaters are at higher risk of depression

Extreme picky eaters are at higher risk of depression »

25 Dec, 2017
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Children who are extreme picky eaters may have an eating disorder that puts them at a higher risk for depression and anxiety.

Acid reflux ups risk of throat, tonsils and sinus cancer

Acid reflux ups risk of throat, tonsils and sinus cancer »

21 Dec, 2017
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Acid reflux raises the risk of cancer of the throat, tonsils and sinuses in older people, a study has found. The condition

Chinese baby is at risk of losing his blackened toe

Chinese baby is at risk of losing his blackened toe »

21 Dec, 2017
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A two-month-old Chinese baby is at risk of losing a toe after a loose strand of hair became tangled around it. The

Stop-smoking drug increases users’ risk of a heart attack

Stop-smoking drug increases users’ risk of a heart attack »

20 Dec, 2017
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A stop-smoking drug increases users’ risk of a heart attack by up to 34 percent, new research suggests. Varenicline, which is prescribed

Children who drink fruit juice have higher risk of asthma

Children who drink fruit juice have higher risk of asthma »

19 Dec, 2017
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Children who drink sugary fruit juice or whose mothers drank soda while pregnant are more likely to develop asthma, a new study

Gay US teens have 63% higher risk of suicide

Gay US teens have 63% higher risk of suicide »

19 Dec, 2017
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Teenagers that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or queer are 63 percent more likely to consider suicide than their heterosexual peers, a

Premature babies at three times greater risk of ADHD

Premature babies at three times greater risk of ADHD »

19 Dec, 2017
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Babies who are born too soon or arrive weighing too little are about three times more likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity

NOTHING cuts the risk of dementia

NOTHING cuts the risk of dementia »

18 Dec, 2017
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There is no proven way to significantly lower your risk of dementia, researchers warn in the biggest investigation ever done on the

Why your manicure could leave you at risk of hepatitis C

Why your manicure could leave you at risk of hepatitis C »

15 Dec, 2017
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Foreign nail technicians aren’t washing their hands and brushes properly – leaving customers at risk of hepatitis C and allergies, scientists claim.

Children exposed to air pollution are at risk of asthma

Children exposed to air pollution are at risk of asthma »

15 Dec, 2017
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Young children who grow up exposed to air pollution are more likely to develop asthma, new research reveals. A mix of dust,

Wi-fi increases pregnant women’s risk of a miscarriage

Wi-fi increases pregnant women’s risk of a miscarriage »

14 Dec, 2017
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Wi-fi and cellphones increase pregnant women’s risk of suffering a miscarriage by nearly 50 percent, new research reveals. Magnetic field (MF) non-ionizing

‘Heat-not-burn’ tobacco is still a health risk

‘Heat-not-burn’ tobacco is still a health risk »

13 Dec, 2017
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‘Heat-not-burn’ tobacco products are harmful to health even if they are safer than conventional cigarettes. Although ‘smokeless’ products expose users to up

Birth control can lower cancer risk as well

Birth control can lower cancer risk as well »

12 Dec, 2017
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A recent Danish study has linked hormone-based birth control methods to an increased risk of breast cancer , but experts say these