Coming off statins makes a second stroke ‘significantly more likely’

Coming off statins soon after a stroke could increase the likelihood of a second stroke, according to a new study…

New drug kills MRSA – including strains with antibiotic resistance

Researchers from Scotland have developed a new drug that kills strains of MRSA that are becoming resistant to antibiotics, according…

Do these ME biomarkers prove the condition is real?

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have linked chronic fatigue syndrome (also known as CFS or ME) to…

Nutrient found in spinach, kale and avocado ‘keeps the brain young’

People with higher levels of lutein – a nutrient found in vegetables such as spinach, kale and avocado – have…

Is too much sugar causing anxiety in men?

Men with high sugar intakes have an increased likelihood of mental disorders such as anxiety and depression, according to new research…

‘Hundreds of thousands’ give up smoking thanks to e-cigarettes

The increasing popularity of e-cigarettes among American adults is linked to the significant decrease in the number of people who…

Sperm counts are falling dramatically – but only in the West

Sperm counts in men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have halved in less than 40 years, according…

Tall, overweight men significantly more likely to develop prostate cancer

Overweight and taller men are significantly more likely to die from prostate cancer, according to new research by the Cancer…

New scanning method detects heart problems before symptoms appear

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new imaging method to provide an early warning of coronary artery…

Struggling to lose weight? ‘Maintain, don’t gain’ to avoid heart failure

Gaining weight – even a small amount – may alter the structure and function of heart muscle, according to a…