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Dementia: New WHO prevention guidelines evaluate 12 risk factors

Millions of people around the world have a form of dementia, but scientists are still unsure exactly what causes this condition. Nevertheless, newly published prevention guidelines from the World Health Organization evaluate 12 risk factors and offer advice on how to tackle them. This week, the WHO have released a new set of guidelines on… Read More »

Prostate cancer warning: This sleep habit could double your risk of deadly condition

Prostate cancer could be linked to difficulty sleeping, according to a new study. Experts from the Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology analysed more than 80,000 patients – half of which had been diagnosed with a sleep disorder between 2000 and 2010. The night-time ailments included insomnia, excessive tiredness, nightmares, sleepwalking, sleep apnoea and… Read More »

Study Suggests A Bottle Of Wine A Week May Have Same Cancer Risk As 10 Cigarettes

Wine Wednesday, how we knew thee. But it might be time to bid our regular wine evenings (and afternoons) goodbye, because the latest research on the effects of our wine night do not look promising. A new study published in the journal BMC Public Health shows that consuming one bottle of wine per week — that’s roughly… Read More »