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Can manageable levels of anxiety help your memory?

Can manageable levels of anxiety help your memory?

A study from the University of Waterloo, Canada, has found that manageable levels of anxiety can aid people in being able to recall the...
Can wine polyphenols protect you from gum disease?

Can wine polyphenols protect you from gum disease?

New research from the American Chemical Society has emerged that reports how wine polyphenols could be great for combating oral health issues, such as...
Is low arginine bioavailability linked to depression?

Is low arginine bioavailability linked to depression?

Sufferers of major depressive disorder (MMD) have reduced arginine bioavailability, which is known to be an independent risk factor of cardiovascular disease, according to...
Measles cases in 2017 increased four-fold compared to 2016

Measles cases in 2017 increased four-fold compared to 2016

The number of measles cases has rebounded in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region, with a substantial increase last year following a record...
Past experiences shape future influenza vaccine response

Past experiences shape future influenza vaccine response

New research from the University of Chicago, US, has shown that immune history with the flu has a direct influence on a person’s response...
Genetics makes Europeans more susceptible to dengue shock syndrome

Genetics makes Europeans more susceptible to dengue shock syndrome

A new study has found that people of European ancestry are more prone to developing severe dengue shock syndrome (DSS) than those of African...
New genetic mutation passed on by men increases risk of ovarian cancer

New genetic mutation passed on by men increases risk of ovarian cancer

Researchers from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, US, have uncovered a new genetic mutation inherited from fathers that can increase the risk of ovarian...
Lung, head and neck cancers risk linked to physical inactivity

Lung, head and neck cancers risk linked to physical inactivity

New studies suggest that a lifestyle lacking in physical activity poses a greater risk of developing lung, head and neck cancers. Two research teams led...
Blueprint priority diseases list updated by World Health Organization

Blueprint priority diseases list updated by World Health Organization

The 2018 annual review of the Blueprint priority diseases list from the World Health Organization (WHO) has been released, revealing the diseases that pose...
Can eating yoghurt reduce cardiovascular disease risk?

Can eating yoghurt reduce cardiovascular disease risk?

A higher intake of yoghurt is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease amongst hypertensive men and women, a new study published by...
New initiative to individualise treatment for Alzheimer's disease

New initiative to individualise Alzheimer’s treatment

A new innovative programme called the ‘Dementia Prevention Initiative’ (DPI) has been developed which aims to abandon generalised methods in favour of individualised Alzheimer’s...
Diabetes treatment breakthrough designed to remove painful side effects

Diabetes treatment breakthrough designed to remove painful side effects

A chemist has invented a new diabetes treatment that improves glucose tolerance without any of the severe side effects like nausea and vomiting. Meredith Professor...

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