Bowel disease linked to huge increase in risk of Alzheimer’s, dementia

This post was originally published on this siteNew research has found that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is linked to a six-fold risk of Alzheimer’s disease – and an overall

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Coronavirus vaccine: Dr Peter Doherty tells us how likely it is we’ll get one

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, in a wide-ranging interview with The New Daily, Professor Peter Doherty, Nobel Laureate and immunologist, talked about the likelihood of

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Blue pill, blue vision: The visual downside of uplifting Viagra

This post was originally published on this siteA new study confirms a sad universal truth: Men are idiots when it comes to their penises. Doctors at a Turkish clinic chronicled the misadventures

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Keto diet great for a week, then trouble sets in: Yale study

This post was originally published on this siteA new study from Yale University finds that the popular, contentious ketogenic diet – high fat, moderate protein and minimal carbohydrates

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Full-cream milk banishes child obesity? A new study suggests so

This post was originally published on this siteA new study – cannily published while all those mummy bloggers are on holiday – has found children who drink full-cream cow’s milk

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What we’ve learned from Qantas’ long-haul flights

This post was originally published on this siteIf ultra-long, non-stop flights by Qantas become routine – with a planeload of passengers, instead of a small group of study subjects –

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Taller people at greater risk of dangerous heartbeat

This post was originally published on this siteThe taller you are, the greater your risk of developing an irregular and often rapid heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and other

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Not just heart attacks, dementia too: Trans fatty acids clog up your brain

This post was originally published on this siteA Japanese study has found people with higher levels of trans fatty acids in their bloodstream have a 53 per cent higher risk of dementia from any

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A big step closer to preventing hair loss: Hope for chemo patients

This post was originally published on this siteThere is nothing like a good-news cancer story for headline writers to trip all over themselves – as they’ve been doing around the world

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The not-so-sweet spot: My first two weeks with type 2 diabetes

This post was originally published on this siteHow embarrassing. I spend my days writing stories about science and health, including dietary matters. Dear readers, I say: This is how you should

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