People who are overweight or eat a high-fat diet are the most likely to benefit. Tea has long been linked to good health. But earlier this year a study confirmed it lowers cholesterol and blood pressure — key risk factors for heart disease and stroke — while another showed it protects the brain and reduces the risk of dementia. Now research reveals the UK nation's favorite drink gives immunity a lift by rebalancing bacteria that live in our gut.
Tea benefits: A cup a day can boost immune system
It is well-known that exercise is good for cardiac health, but older adults tend to fall through the cracks when it comes to rehabilitation programs. Now, a study has shown that these individuals have the most to gain.
Exercise especially important for older people with heart disease
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi went picking up trash on Saturday from a scenic beach resort where he is hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping for summit talks.
India's Modi picks up trash from seaside town while hosting China's Xi
If Australia was any indication, the flu season here will arrive early, so get your flu shot now, US health officials said.
CDC warns to get shots before start of flu season
The Health Service Executive of Ireland is paying out “much more” to deal with complications from obesity because it doesn’t fully recognize the condition as a treatable disease in the first place, doctors and nutritionists have said.
Ireland has lowest level of public treatment for obesity in EU
Low-risk pregnant women who deliver in a hospital and receive care from midwives have fewer interventions and fewer cesarean sections than similar women who receive care from obstetricians, a US study finds.
Fewer C-sections when low-risk deliveries handled by midwives
One in four patients with secondary breast cancer had to visit their GP three or more times before they got a diagnosis, a survey suggests.
'Unacceptable' delays in diagnosing secondary breast cancer in UK
Countries across the globe are at risk of witnessing an HIV and tuberculosis (TB) “epidemic rebound” because of a decline in funding, experts have warned.
HIV and TB at risk of ‘epidemic rebound’ as funding gaps increase, MSF warns
The number of elderly people taking antidepressants in the UK has more than doubled in two decades — despite no increase in the numbers with depression.
Number of elderly on anti-depressants in UK doubles in 20 years

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