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Richard Bacon: ‘The most shocking moment of my life’

Richard Bacon: ‘The most shocking moment of my life’

TV and radio presenter Richard Bacon has told the BBC about the moment he was told he had to be put into a coma for at least a week. The former Blue Peter contracted...

Medical News Today: Eat fish for a longer life, study suggests

Medical News Today: Eat fish for a longer life, study suggests

In the latest and largest study to investigate the impact of eating more fish, researchers conclude that a fish-based diet could lower mortality risk. Source link

Medical News Today: Does 'good cholesterol' really protect heart health?

Medical News Today: Does 'good cholesterol' really protect heart health?

It has been generally accepted that high levels of ‘good cholesterol’ protect the heart. But new research questions this, urging specialists to reassess. Source link

Medical News Today: How does complementary medicine impact cancer survival?

Medical News Today: How does complementary medicine impact cancer survival?

Although complementary and alternative medicine has risen in popularity, little is known about its impact on cancer survival. A new study takes a look. Source link

Medical News Today: Strong sensitivity to bitter tastes tied to higher cancer risk

Medical News Today: Strong sensitivity to bitter tastes tied to higher cancer risk

Researchers suggest that women with a higher sensitivity to bitter flavors have an increased risk of cancer, but they are still investigating why this is. Source link

Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt use rises

Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt use rises

(Reuters Health) – Cigarette use decreased among young women – including pregnant women – during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new study. But, researchers found, use of marijuana blunts rose....

‘Invisible’ stool blood tied to increased risk of premature death

‘Invisible’ stool blood tied to increased risk of premature death

(Reuters Health) – A screening test for colon cancer that looks for “invisible” blood in stool may also predict a heightened risk of premature death from other causes, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined...