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It's nothing to do with the brain—autism can be checked and even reversed by focusing on the gut, a major review has concluded.
Older people who are taking aspirin as a just-in-case preventative against heart disease might want to think again after new research has discovered the drug carries a far higher risk of fatal stomach bleeding than was previously thought.
When it comes to cancer-fighting foods, you have to know your onions...red onions, in fact. They are the most effective in the onion family because they have two chemicals that kill cancer cells, scientists have discovered this week.
Many surgical procedures are risky and unnecessary—and any improvements the patient may feel afterwards could all be down to expectations, a leading surgeon has said.
It's a myth: women who have children later in life aren't more likely to have a 'sickly child', or one born prematurely or with a low birth weight, researchers have discovered.
We're told we shouldn't eat last thing, and there are good health reasons for the advice. Eating a meal or snack at 11pm can increase your weight and raise hormonal markers linked to heart disease and diabetes, new research has found.
Aspirin is the world's most common just-in-case pill that is supposed to help prevent heart disease—but unless you've already suffered a heart attack, it's not going to have any benefit, new research has discovered.
Want to look younger? Scientists have discovered that a common antioxidant has the power to slow—and even reverse—the usual signs of ageing in the skin.