atherosclerosis

Dark chocolate strengthens the heart

Dark chocolate enriched with extra virgin olive oil is associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, according to a new…

Bruce Forsyth

How a bad fall saved Bruce Forsyth’s life

Bruce Forsyth is a national treasure but, like many 87-year-olds, has an occasional fall. When he had one late last…

Fidgeting is good for you. A new study helps to show why

Fidgeting may be annoying for colleagues but it is good for your arteries, according to research at the University of…

A blood test to predict a heart attack? Don’t hold your breath

Headlines have claimed that a blood test can reveal the likelihood of a patient developing coronary heart disease in the…

Is sugar really worse for you… or is it a big fat lie?

The headlines say that sweet stuff is the real diet villain. We delve into the science to find out the truth