How to live longer: The longevity diet – five diet tips to increase life expectancy

Long life expectancy can be achieved through eating the right food and drink. Some foods have been found to have a positive impact on blood pressure, inflammation, blood sugar and heart health, while others have been found to increase the risk of serious health conditions developing. READ MORE How to live longer: Can an apple a day increase life expectancy? […]

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Mental health program helps teens recognise and support peers at risk

A novel mental health program improves teenagers’ ability to recognise and support friends who might be at risk of suicide, according to new research. University of Melbourne researchers have evaluated the impact of teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) – a universal mental health literacy program for high school students in Years 10-12—as an intervention to improve peer support towards […]

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Michigan Farmer Becomes Sixth Person in the State to Die After Contracting Mosquito-Borne EEE Virus

A Michigan farmer has died after contracting the mosquito-borne virus Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the farmer died following complications with the virus on Saturday, local outlet WOOD-TV reported. The farmer has since been identified as Eau Claire resident Jim Whitright, according to 16 News Now. He died at Memorial Hospital. EEE, […]

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Parkinson’s disease symptoms: The sign in your handwriting to watch out for

Parkinson’s disease is caused by loss of nerve cells in part of the brain called the substantia nigra, which leads to a reduction in a chemical called dopamine in the brain. Dopamine plays a vital role regulating the movement of the body so a loss of this chemical can cause movement problems. As the condition progresses, the symptoms of Parkinson’s […]

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Health care professionals consider ‘lifestyle medicine’ to address various chronic illnesses

As more options become available to pursue a healthy lifestyle, from dietary choices to exercise plans to preventative medicine and other advances, one organization—and one South Florida doctor in particular—is leading a movement toward “lifestyle medicine.” The American College of Lifestyle Medicine hosted its annual conference in Orlando recently where health care professionals from around the world convened to discuss […]

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Paul Hollywood health: Great British Bake Off judge’s battle with a mental disorder

Paul Hollywood, 53, has been critiquing contestants on the Great British Bake Off since its inception in 2010. Described as the “antidote” to judges such as Len Goodman or Simon Cowell in other reality television programmes, on account of his straightforward manner, the judge offers no holds barred feedback. Not easily impressed and one who strives for perfection, he revealed […]

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Simon Cowell health: X Factor star overhauled diet after being described as a ‘vampire’

Simon Cowell, 60, has become a familiar face on Saturday night TV, appearing on the judging panel for The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent. And in more recent times, the music mogul has been showing off a more slender frame. READ MORE Nicole Scherzinger health: X Factor judge’s ‘paralysing disease’ The star has lost more than one and a […]

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Vinnie Jones health: Footballer and wife both battled same disease – what’s the symptoms?

Vinnie Jones, 54, became a household name as a professional football player before turning his talents to acting. Vinnie played 184 games in the Premier League, scoring 13 goals in the competition. Since his retirement from football, Vinnie has capitalised on his tough guy image and has appeared in a string of blockbuster films including Lock, Stock and Two Smoking […]

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Best supplements to fight a cold: Three supplements shown to beat symptoms

A cold is a common mild viral infection of the nose, throat, sinuses and upper airways that usually clears up on its own within a week or two. While mild symptoms include a sore throat and a blocked or runny nose, people can also experience more severe symptoms such as a high temperature or headache. While there is no cure […]

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