Want to Eat Healthier? Avoid Stores With Snacks at Checkout

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 — Getting rid of candy and chips at the supermarket checkout could lead to a dramatic reduction in junk food consumption, researchers say. “Changing what food is displayed at checkouts seems to have an impact on what customers buy. It could also have an impact on what they eat, but we can’t be sure about that,” […]

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Healthy? Stay fit to avoid a heart attack

Even if you are a fit and healthy person with no signs of any heart or blood vessel disease, low cardiorespiratory fitness could be a warning sign of future problems, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal today. Cardiorespiratory fitness refers to the ability of the blood circulation and respiratory systems to supply adequate oxygen to muscles […]

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Men with prostate cancer willing to accept lower survival odds to avoid side effects

Men who have been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer say they would trade some improvement in their odds of survival for improvements in side effects and quality of life, according to research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of the disease in men but in many cases it is a […]

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Most single women freeze their eggs to avoid ‘panic parenting’

Most single women freeze their eggs to avoid ‘panic parenting’ because they haven’t found Mr Right – NOT for medical reasons Researchers at De Montfort University interviewed 31 women about their choice Found that medical need – such as chemotherapy – was not a driving force for it  Also found information available to women considering process is inadequate Most single […]

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