Study: Mediterranean diet might slow prostate cancer growth

Study: Mediterranean diet might slow prostate cancer growth

However, a new study from MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas has found that men who follow the dietary principles of the Mediterranean diet could reduce the risk of their prostate cancer worsening as they age.

Reducing your intake of sugary drinks by 1 serving a day may lower diabetes risk by at least 10%

Reducing your intake of sugary drinks by 1 serving a day may lower diabetes risk by at least 10%

Researchers from the U.S. and China suggest that drinking a serving of water, coffee or tea in place of a sugary beverage may lower Type 2 diabetes risk by up to 10 percent.

NHS mental health hospital ‘failed to act after two patient deaths’

NHS mental health hospital ‘failed to act after two patient deaths’

In a damning report, the Care Quality Commission said that North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust had failed to respond to warnings issued over five years about ligature points on its acute wards, despite repeated assurances that it was acting on the concerns.

Belgian researchers link vitamin D deficiency to serious cases of Covid-19

Belgian researchers link vitamin D deficiency to serious cases of Covid-19

Previous studies on its immune properties have found that vitamin D deficiency is linked to increased risk of severity of other viral infections, such as HIV.“In the meantime, the clinical biologists of AZ Delta are drawing attention to the avoidance of vitamin D deficiencies as prevention against severe COVID-19,” they said.

Simple desk exercises to relieve your aches and pains

Simple desk exercises to relieve your aches and pains

These include injuries such as: Neck and shoulder pain Obesity and metabolic syndrome Musculoskeletal disorders Chronic stress Lower back pain Carpal tunnel syndrome In addition, the Mayo Clinic noted that spending more than four hours in front of a computer screen can actually increase your risk of death by any cause by 50 percent, not to mention a 125 percent risk for cardiovascular diseases.

THE TOP 13 ANTI-CANCER FOODS

THE TOP 13 ANTI-CANCER FOODS

The best anti-cancer foods to eat on your plate every day: broccoli, garlic, green tea, pomegranate, tomato, lemon, ginger, olive oil, salmon, carrot, onion, red fruits, Curcuma.1) Green tea prevents cardiovascular disease.2) Green tea reduces the risk of cancer.

My body, my choice? Study reveals home births are just as safe as hospital births

My body, my choice? Study reveals home births are just as safe as hospital births

A peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health reached a similar conclusion, confirming that planned home births in low-risk women result in lower rates of intervention without any increase in adverse outcomes for either mothers or their babies.

Alcohol guidelines: How much is 14 units?

Alcohol guidelines: How much is 14 units?

14 units of alcohol equal: 14 single measures of spirits (ABV 37.5%); seven pints of average-strength (4%) lager; nine and one-third 125ml glasses of average-strength (12%) wine; seven 175ml glasses of average-strength (12%) wine; four and two-thirds 250ml glasses of average-strength (12%) wine.

How To Make Indoor Air As Safe As Possible—For Home Or Business

How To Make Indoor Air As Safe As Possible—For Home Or Business

When we come into contact with an infected person, they release the virus into the environment.Using an Austin Air Purifier reduces the amount of airborne virus a person may be exposed to.

A worldwide health problem: Numerous studies warn that low levels of vitamin D can increase premature death and disease risks

A worldwide health problem: Numerous studies warn that low levels of vitamin D can increase premature death and disease risks

According to several studies, supplementation is important because vitamin D deficiency is linked to an increased risk of premature death, particularly if your blood levels of vitamin D are lower than 30 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL).

11 Natural ways to boost your bone density and overall health

11 Natural ways to boost your bone density and overall health

Consuming nuts rich in magnesium helps promote bone health and density.To increase your bone density and boost your overall well-being, exercise regularly to maintain a healthy weight and eat foods rich in calcium, vitamin D and protein.

Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

The researchers acknowledge that longer life expectancy for sunbathers seems paradoxical to the common thinking that sun exposure increases risk for skin cancer.“We do know that melanomas are rare among women with darker skin, and sun benefits goes up in those populations when weighing sun exposure’s risk against benefits”, Dr Lindqvist said.

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

Carnethon hopes that the new guidelines can help improve these numbers by encouraging people to be more physically active, whether by exercising for several minutes or going all-out and working up a sweat at the gym.

More berries, apples and tea may have protective benefits against Alzheimer’s

More berries, apples and tea may have protective benefits against Alzheimer’s

Older adults who consumed small amounts of flavonoid-rich foods, such as berries, apples and tea, were 2 to 4 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias over 20 years compared with people whose intake was higher, according to a new study led by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University.

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

More than half of UK workers are feeling more anxious or stressed while working from home during lockdown , according to a new poll.More than half (54 per cent) said they would like their employer to give them the option of working from home more often post-lockdown.

Disabled people struggle to get food and essential items during lockdown

Disabled people struggle to get food and essential items during lockdown

As a result, 46 per cent of 585 people surveyed said they had issues accessing food and essential items.A government spokesperson said: “We are working to support people who do not fall into the category of being clinically extremely vulnerable, but still need help getting essential food supplies.

Yikes! What causes back pain when you bend over?

Yikes! What causes back pain when you bend over?

If a herniated disk starts pressing on the sciatic nerve, it could cause pressure, burning and even severe pain that could travel from the back all the way down to the legs.

Where you carry weight could be more important than how much you weigh: Being “pear-shaped” is linked to LOWER heart disease risk, reveals study

Where you carry weight could be more important than how much you weigh: Being “pear-shaped” is linked to LOWER heart disease risk, reveals study

Where you carry weight could be more important than how much you weigh: Being “pear-shaped” is linked to LOWER heart disease risk, reveals study.However, according to a recent study, the location of fat on your body is a more accurate predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk than your actual weight.

Coronavirus: Britons told stop travelling to national parks to ‘save lives’

Coronavirus: Britons told stop travelling to national parks to ‘save lives’

Director-General Hilary McGrady said: “Following the scenes we saw at the weekend, where visitors travelled to coast and countryside, it is really important that we do all we can to discourage travel, and ask people instead to stay local and observe social distancing as guided by the government.

Plant-based diets can reduce risk of heart failure by up to 41%

Plant-based diets can reduce risk of heart failure by up to 41%

In a recent study, they concluded that a plant-based diet could reduce the risk of heart failure in adults with no known heart disease.Multivariable analysis revealed that participants who stuck to a plant-based diet had lowered the risk of heart failure-related hospitalizations by 41 percent.

Beyoncé’s father Mathew Knowles opens up about breast cancer diagnosis

Beyoncé’s father Mathew Knowles opens up about breast cancer diagnosis

Knowles also spoke to Good Morning Britain about the difficulty he faced in warning his family they might be at risk from the disease, especially after he learned a genetic mutation made him more likely to develop other cancers.

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

Health News — A diet high in fibre and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a new analysis.Shu suggests the health benefits may be rooted in the prebiotic (nondigestible food that promotes growth of beneficial microorganisms in the intestines) and probiotic properties of both these foods.

Whole grains uniquely benefit your liver and lower risk of liver cancer, researchers find

Whole grains uniquely benefit your liver and lower risk of liver cancer, researchers find

Following a diet rich in whole grains and dietary fiber may lower your risk of liver cancer, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

Plant-based diets might reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer

Plant-based diets might reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer

The study: Researchers looked for studies published between 2006 and February 2017 that included terms such as prostate cancer, dairy products, milk, vegan and plant-based diet.Researchers reviewed 12 studies, including a large population study, to look at the effect of eating meat and fish on the risk of prostate cancer.

Nature therapy as a lifestyle intervention offers many benefits

Nature therapy as a lifestyle intervention offers many benefits

Also called “green medicine,” its sub-disciplines include: Adventure therapy Animal-assisted therapy (also known as pet therapy) Blue care (therapy that uses “blue space” or outdoor water environments) Ecotherapy Forest bathing (immersing oneself in the ambiance of the forest) Green exercise (conducting physical workouts in a natural environment) Nature meditation Botanical, floral, and herbal nutrition Therapeutic gardening Wilderness immersion Nature therapy is slowly but surely finding its place in healthcare as a lifestyle intervention that provides many health benefits to patients.

Not as sweet but still good for you: Study reveals tea drinkers don’t miss sugar after quitting

Not as sweet but still good for you: Study reveals tea drinkers don’t miss sugar after quitting

Researchers from University College London and the University of Leeds recommend tea drinkers to skip the sugar next time: It will not affect their enjoyment of the drink and will help lower the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes.

Osteoporosis and men: Pharmaceuticals may increase the risk of bone fractures

Osteoporosis and men: Pharmaceuticals may increase the risk of bone fractures

Osteoporosis and men: Pharmaceuticals may increase the risk of bone fractures.Taking pharmaceutical drugs and weightlifting may increase the risk of bone fractures.These pharmaceutical drugs may increase the risk of delayed bone fractures over long periods, even after a patient stops using them.

Research: Maintaining weight loss retains cardiometabolic benefits

Research: Maintaining weight loss retains cardiometabolic benefits

They found that among those who lost 10% or more of their body weight and then maintained 75% or more of their weight loss four years later saw a significant improvement in risk factors, such as improved levels of HDL (good) cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, blood pressure, waist circumference and diabetes control.

Sitting on a chair all day? Exercise can “offset” the health risks associated with it, says research

Sitting on a chair all day? Exercise can “offset” the health risks associated with it, says research

The researchers found that sitting for more than six hours every day and not engaging in any physical activity increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death.

Study finds cancer-causing contaminants in US tap water

Study finds cancer-causing contaminants in US tap water

This cumulative approach is common in assessing the health impacts of exposure to air pollutants but has never before been applied to a national dataset of drinking water contaminants.