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Energy drinks—which can contain eight times more caffeine than a standard cup of coffee—trigger a range of serious health problems, from stress, raised blood pressure, obesity and kidney damage, a new review has found.
Half the population of over-65s is taking at least five different prescription drugs every day, and some are taking as many as 23, a new study has discovered.
Around half of all adults have blood pressure levels that have suddenly become dangerously high overnight, at least according to medicine. New guidelines released this week set the start of high blood pressure (hypertension) at the lowest level ever, and add an extra 600,000 people in the US alone to the total who should be taking anti-hypertensive medication.
An important study into the safety of mobile (cell) phones is expected to report early next year that the devices can trigger the most lethal form of brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
Eating blueberries and dark chocolate can help you stay looking young and wrinkle-free, scientists have discovered.
A therapist is fighting back after she says her business has been almost destroyed by rulings of the UK's advertising authority, the ASA, which used an enforcement officer who had been suspended from previous posts.
There's been a massive jump in the number of mumps outbreaks among the vaccinated. More than 6,000 cases were reported last year in the US—where vaccinations are virtually mandatory—compared to the hundreds of cases being recorded just a few years ago.
Medicine has been quietly tip-toeing away from the cholesterol theory of heart disease that fats from our diet are to blame. Instead, it's the fats from bacteria in our gums that are the real culprits, new research suggests.