Older adults with a poor sense of smell may die sooner than their counterparts who have keen olfactory abilities, a US study suggests.
Keen sense of smell linked to longer life
A breast cancer test has been found that helps doctors make treatment decisions for some breast cancer patients, following research carried out at Queen Mary University of London and funded by Cancer Research UK.
Test allows doctors to determine most effective treatment for women with breast cancer
Patients with the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation may overestimate both their risk of having a stroke and their risk of bleeding as a side effect of medication prescribed to prevent strokes, a recent study suggests.
Atrial fibrillation patients often overestimate risk of stroke, bleeding
The workouts we completed years ago may continue to influence and improve our health today, according to a fascinating new study of the current lives and health of people who joined an exercise study a decade before.
Workouts you did years ago may improve your health
A major new study highlights the scale of the obesity problem in the UK, with a significant risk of death and disease attached to weight gain.
Study of 2.8 million UK adults shows obesity increase disease, death risks
Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technology have made it possible to detect mental disorders such as anxiety and depression from cues in a person's voice, but doctors warn that adopting such tools in haste may prove to be counterproductive.
Using AI to detect mental health disorders may be counterproductive
A drug-free gel drink that helped remove radioactive toxins from Chernobyl victims could provide relief to millions of Britons enduring the misery of irritable bowel syndrome.
Drug-free gel drink could help millions of IBS sufferers
Work stress and impaired sleep are linked to a threefold higher risk of cardiovascular death in employees with hypertension. That's the finding of research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1
Work stress, trouble sleeping more serious than you think
Obese seven-year-olds are at greater risk of suffering emotional problems, such as anxiety and low mood, when they reach 11, a large UK study suggests.
Study: Obesity, depression closely linked in British children

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