A program of therapy and coping strategies for people who care for family members with dementia successfully improves the carers' mental health for at least a six-year follow-up, finds a UCL study.
Coping strategy therapy for family dementia carers works long-term
Being able to see green spaces from your home is associated with reduced cravings for cigarettes and harmful foods, new research has shown.
Seeing greenery linked to less intense and frequent cravings
Seagulls all over Australia are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, scientists said.
Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs
New findings out of the University of Tübingen showed that, on top of its benefits for metabolism, mood, and general health, exercise also improves brain function.
Exercise improves brain function  in overweight and obese individuals
Visceral fat is deemed harmful because it’s stored in the abdominal cavity next to many vital organs, including the liver, pancreas and intestines.
Best diet for reducing harmful belly fat
Almost four in 10 adult Americans are obese, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What's more alarming is that in the past two decades alone, in states such as Texas, the share of obesity among residents has tripled. If left unchecked, obesity can even lead to more serious problems including high blood pressure and deadly strokes.
Scientists design protein blockers to fight obesity and heart disease
A study of more than 300,000 people has found that exposure to outdoor air pollution is linked to decreased lung function and an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Air pollution speeds up aging of the lungs  and increases chronic lung disease risk
More than 100,000 cases of cancer will be prevented under plans to give boys the HPV jab as well as girls, health officials have said.
HPV vaccine for boys raises hope of eradicating cervical cancer
An international study has shown that the Zika virus may lead to delayed childhood neurodevelopment and impairment in children's vision and hearing, China Science Daily reported on Tuesday.
Zika virus causes delayed childhood neurodevelopment
People with diabetes are at a higher risk of suffering heart attack, experts said and recommended routine health checkups and lifestyle modification to keep the condition in check.
Diabetes can increase risk of cardiovascular diseases

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