Entries by Sarah O'Meara from 07/2012

Alzheimer's Disease: Chronic Infection Early In Life Could Increase Risk

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
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Chronic inflammation early in life may leave the brain vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease, research suggests. Scientists made the discovery after tr...

Stomach Cancer Survival Rates Rise In Last Decade

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
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The number of people surviving after treatment for oesophageal or stomach cancer has risen significantly in the last 10 years, according to new figure...

Six Weeks To OMG: Could Ice-Cold Baths Trigger Eating Disorders? (PICTURES)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The eating plan that has outsold the protein-friendly Dukan diet and is currently No 1 on Apple itunes UK chart has come under attack for its extreme ...

Olympics 2012: Women Urged To Try Contraception-By-Courier Ahead Of Games

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women are being invited to stock up on free supplies of the morning-after pill which will be sent to them by post. The British Pregnancy Advisory S...

Women With Faulty Breast Implants Feel 'Let Down' By Government

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women fitted with faulty PIP breast implants have said they feel "let down" by the Government. Ministers should have prioritised patients rather th...

Gene Study Raises Hopes For Better Arthritis Treatments (PICTURES How To Help Relieve Symptoms)

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Eight new genetic links to osteoarthritis have been uncovered that could help scientists develop better treatments for the disease. Previously, onl...

Bees Reverse Brain Decline In Anti-Ageing Study (PICTURES)

Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities t...

Meat-Eaters Could Become Extinct In Our Lifetime, Say Scientists

Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Research by The Sustainable Consumption Institute claims food that families now take for granted, such as meat and fresh vegetables, could become too ...

Cancer Patients Rely On 'Handouts' To Buy Clothes After Weight-Loss

Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Many cancer patients who lose weight because of the disease are being forced to rely on handouts because they cannot afford the new clothes they need,...

Cases Of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis On The Rise

Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Drug-resistant cases of Tuberculosis (TB) are on the rise in the UK, figures suggest. The number of cases of the infectious disease which could not...

Six Weeks To OMG Diet 'Really Works' Says Author Venice A Fulton

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Forget Atkins. When it comes to the latest diet advice, there’s only one book title on everyone's lips. Six Weeks To OMG: Get Skinnier Than All ...

Women With Bigger Breasts Have Higher Risk Of Breast Cancer, Finds Genetic Study

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to new research, a genetic link has been made between breast size and breast cancer risks. Medical News Today reports that genetics com...

As the Shard Opens In London - Meet The World's Ten Best Skyscrapers (PICTURES)

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Tonight, Europe's tallest building is officially unveiled in central London. And for those who have missed the appearance of this glowing silver s...

Frozen Ovarian Tissue Could 'Preserve Fertility' Of Older Women

Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An Italian woman has given birth after being transplanted with ovarian tissue that had been frozen for seven years. Italian scientists told the ann...

Internet Trolls Up Their Harassment Game With 'Beat Up Anita Sarkeesian'

Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A sick online game in which users are invited to ‘Beat up Anita Sarkeesian’ is the latest online bullying exercise to hit the web. When America...

Pistachios Could Protect Against Cancer (Plus Best Nuts For Health)

Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Experts have long advocated the health benefits of nuts, and a recent study may show that pistachios, in particular, could reduce the risk of cancer. ...

First Robot Legs To Walk 'Just Like Human' (WATCH)

Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Most accurate robotic legs mimic human walking gait. A group of US researchers has produced a robotic set of legs, which they believe is the first ...

Flu Jab Could Aid Weight Loss And Fight Obesity

Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An obesity vaccine has been developed that uses the immune system to keep the body slim. The "flab jab" has shown promising early results in mouse ...

Skin Cancer Hope As Scientists Find Melanoma-Resistant Molecule

Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, can be held in check by a natural immune system molecule, a study has shown. Scientists believe t...

Wet Weather Boosts Sales Of 'Mood-Boosting' Supplements

Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Sales of a "mood boosting" supplement have increased drastically because of the terrible British weather, figures suggest. Sales of St John's Wort ...

Pet Dogs Protect Babies From Infection, Study Finds

Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new study suggests that a pet dog could protect children from breathing problems in early life. According to a study published in the US journal...

Mediterranean Diet Triples Chances Of IVF Success

Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women who cut back on their saturated fat intake may have a better chance of having a baby via IVF, suggest researchers from the Harvard School of Pub...

Sitting Down Could Shorten Life Expectancy By Two Years

Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Restricting the amount of time spent sitting down each day to less than three hours could boost the life expectancy of US adults by as much as two yea...

Why Cutting Up Your Food Could Keep You Thin

Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Humans enjoy their food more when it's been cut into pieces, research has found. And according to academics from Arizona State University, this could...

London Family Planning Summit: British Government Backs Better Access To Contraception

Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

World leaders will today discuss how they can tackle one of the biggest killers of teenage girls worldwide: pregnancy. According to the Department...