Health & Wellbeing
Health & WellbeingConcerns raised about older adults mixing prescription drugs and herbal remedies
"One million over-65s could be suffering dangerous side effects from mixing 'hazardous' combinations of drugs and herbal remedies, study warns," reports the Mail Online.Read More 0
Health & WellbeingNo proof that 'daily bursts of exercise' can prevent dementia
NHS Choices' Behind the Headlines news analysis service examines the science behind recent media claims that exercise can prevent dementia.Read More 0
Health & WellbeingStudy confirms that keeping the heart healthy also reduces dementia risk
"Adopting 4 healthy lifestyle habits might cut your chances of developing dementia, new research suggests," the Sun reports.Read More 0
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Health & WellbeingIs sleep apnoea a risk factor for dementia?
"Sleep apnoea may contribute to dementia by starving the brain of oxygen at night, suggests...Read More 1
Health & WellbeingProbiotics 'may help strengthen bones' in older adults
"Elderly people should take probiotics to preserve their bones," claims the Mail Online,...Read More 0
Health & WellbeingIs cannabis use rising in middle-aged people?
"Cannabis addiction rising among women and over 40s," trumpets BBC News. Behind the Headlines...Read More 0
Health & WellbeingBreast cancer test 'reduces need for chemotherapy'
"Breast cancer: Test means fewer women will need chemotherapy," reports BBC News. Behind the...Read More 0
Health & WellbeingLink between HPV infection and prostate cancer not established
As the Mail Online shouts "Lifesaving jab denied to millions of boys in Britain could slash the...Read More 0
Health & WellbeingClaims Ibuprofen will 'wipe out' Alzheimer's are misleading
"Painkiller ibuprofen could 'wipe out dementia'," is the deceptive headline from the Sun. Behind...Read More 0
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Health & WellbeingRetirement linked to a decline in memory
Does memory and brain function decline with retirement? NHS Choices' Behind the Headlines news...Read More 0
Health & WellbeingDiabetes drug may help with memory loss in dementia
"Diabetes drug significantly reverses memory loss in Alzheimer's patients," The Sun reports. NHS...Read More 1
Health & WellbeingDenture wearers may have a risk of poor nutrition – but no link to frailty
Do people who wear dentures experience malnutrition and weak joints and frailty. Behind the...Read More 0
Health & WellbeingStill no evidence brain training protects us against dementia
It is good for all of us to keep our minds and bodies active as we age. However, evidence fails...Read More 0
Health & WellbeingCould vitamin D help prevent rheumatoid arthritis?
Behind the headlines finds a balanced intake of Vitamin D-rich foods could help prevent...Read More 0
Health & WellbeingCould a blood test in middle age predict dementia risk?
A blood test in midlife could predict dementia risk reports The Times. Behind the Headlines...Read More 0
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