Taking the “better safe than sorry” approach with cholesterol drugs may no longer be the best way to slow heart disease.
Statins may not be necessary for people with lower heart disease risk
Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. Over time, unchecked blood sugar levels pose serious health risks, such as heart disease. Fortunately, certain dietary decisions can help to control blood sugar levels. Evidence singles out a particular fruit and its health benefits for type 2 diabetics.
Best food item to add to your breakfast to lower blood sugar
Dementia poses a threat to global health on the same scale as HIV and AIDS, the Dutch government has said, warning that the number of people with the condition will not be far off the population of Germany by 2030.
Dementia poses threat to health similar to HIV and AIDS
A critical shortage of a chemotherapy used to treat most childhood cancers has galvanized oncologists and parents of sick children.
Shortage of vital children's cancer drug stirs fear and outrage
Women will be offered mammograms and smear tests in their lunch breaks, in a bid to reverse a steep decline in the take up of checks.
NHS to offer women mammograms, smears in lunch breaks in bid to boost cancer survival rates
Students who take part in physical exercises like star jumps or running on the spot during school lessons do better in tests than peers who stick to sedentary learning, according to a London's Global University (UCL)-led study.
Physical activity in lessons improves students' attainment
Scientists have discovered 10 genes that play a key role in the development of schizophrenia, a new study reveals.
Scientists discover 10 genes that 'dramatically increase' schizophrenia risks
For patients with dementia who have symptoms of aggression and agitation, interventions such as outdoor activities, massage and touch therapy may be more effective treatments than medication in some cases, suggested a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Non-pharmacologic treatments may be more effective for psychiatric symptoms of dementia
A third of the world's nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of childhood nutrition released Tuesday.
One in three young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF
The risk for cardiovascular disease may increase when a person’s income goes down, and decrease when it goes up. Fluctuations in earnings may affect your heart health.
Your paycheck may impact your heart health

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