High blood pressure can be lowered by making simple lifestyle changes, such as cutting down on salt and eating a low-fat balanced diet. Some foods in particular contain properties which can lower blood pressure, such as these six easy, everyday foods.
High blood pressure: Six easy foods to help lower your blood pressure
South Korea's agriculture ministry vowed Tuesday to step up quarantine measures against bird flu as about 40,000 migratory birds have flocked here.
S. Korea strengthens bird flu quarantine efforts ahead of winter
A new treatment for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure more than 90 percent of sufferers, according to a trial hailed as a ‘game changer’ in the fight against the global killer.
Dealing with tuberculosis? This 'game changer' drug can cure 9 in 10 patients
Hip and knee operations are becoming increasingly lethal due to the rise of antibiotic resistance (AMR), UK health officials have warned.
Antibiotic-resistant superbugs creating deadly risks for hip and knee operations
Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control reported a small surge in cases of a mysterious disease in children. More than 60 cases of the polio-like illness have been confirmed in 22 US states in recent weeks. Now, doctors in Toronto say they're seeing cases appear in Canada.
Cases of rare, polio-like paralysis targeting kids appear in Canada
Here's another reason for wannabe dads to exercise: Sweating it out now might pay off later in better health for your children, according to a new study.
Men who exercise might pass down healthier metabolism to their kids, study says
Information provided to new parents in hospital about how to alleviate pain for their babies during vaccination resulted in more frequent use of pain interventions at future infant vaccinations, reports a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Parent educational tools on pain relief help reduce babies' vaccination distress
New research suggested that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery.
Study shows childhood obesity the major risk factor for serious hip disease
Victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal have written to the health secretary asking for an immediate increase in support payments, the BBC has learned.
Infected blood victims' support payments 'must increase'
There are several benefits to drinking coffee, including protection against a common skin problem, according to new report.
Coffee may be able to help people with a common skin condition

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