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New research finds that dementia can be reduced by 60% for people who live healthily

As Christmas approaches, many of us will be taking some holiday from work. Christmas provides a welcome time and opportunity to celebrate the birth of our Saviour, but also to unwind and spend time with friends and families. Christmas holiday time can provide us with […]


New report shows close links between public health and private relationships

What do the following have to do with relationships? Cardiovascular disease, child poverty, alcohol/substance misuse, depression, and mental health, mortality rates, obesity/child obesity, children’s mental health/cognitive development and infant attachment. The answer is that all these are specific public health concerns and each one is […]

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It’s common sense, but the best studies usually are

A new five year study shows for the first time that changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support results can significantly slow ageing. Researchers followed 35 men with early-stage prostate cancer for a five year period and found that certain changes to lifestyle […]

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New study adds further fuel to debate about link between induced abortion and breast cancer

Is there a link between induced abortion and breast cancer? Any such link has been hotly denied by official bodies but a new study has added further fuel to this ongoing controversy. The Bangladesh study published in the Journal of Dhaka Medical College on risk factors for […]

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Breastfeeding – a life-saving intervention

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, and guest blogger Adele Cowper shares why this is so important. In 2011, 6.9 million children aged under five died – nearly 800 an hour. The WHO estimates that over 70% of these deaths were preventable or treatable. The greatest burden […]