People with heart failure who get flu shots may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don’t get vaccinated, a Danish study suggests.
Flu shots tied to lower risk of premature death with heart failure
A federal judge in the US state of Texas has ruled that a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional.
Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional
The lives of thousands of children could be saved if health professionals keep track of those most at risk of dying after they leave hospital, researchers have found.
Thousands of children's lives could be saved after hospital discharge
Eye health is extremely important – if you fail to look after them you risk losing your sight. Smoking and not protecting your eyes from the sun can increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.
Take this vitamin to boost vision and keep eyes healthy
People with inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis may be up to 12 times more likely to have a heart attack, a US study suggested.
Inflammatory bowel disease tied to heart attack risk
Men at risk of prostate cancer will be spared needless biopsies and surgery under new guidance for the NHS.
Men at risk of prostate cancer could be spared needless surgery
How to live longer is a question many people want to know the answer to, and simple lifestyle changes have been proven to extend life expectancy. As well as regular exercise, being social and not smoking, eating the right foods has been deemed beneficial.
Do vegetarians live longer?  Diet secret to long life
Research investigating how the brain responds to visual patterns in people with autism has shown that sensory responses change between childhood and adulthood.
Brain activity shows development of visual sensitivity in autism
Older adults who are prescribed medication for depression by primary care physicians often fail to start taking these drugs or to continue using them as directed, a Dutch study suggested.
Many older adults don't take prescribed antidepressants
Doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku does not appear to protect against mental decline, according to a new study.
Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline'

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