Category Archives: Health

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Men appear to be biologically wired to care for their babies, say researchers who have discovered levels of testosterone go down after fatherhood.This drop in the male hormone presumably makes the dad...

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A bacterium found in soil is a showing promise as a way of delivering cancer drugs into tumours.Spores of the Clostridium sporogenes bacterium can grow within tumours because there is no oxygen. UK and...

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People with psoriasis have nearly three times the normal risk of stroke and abnormal heart rhythm, according to scientists in Denmark. A study of 4.5 million people, published in the European Heart Journal,...

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Shopping prolongs life, at least for the over 65s in Taiwan, according to research.Even after adjusting for factors like physical and mental infirmity, men and women who shopped daily lived longer than...

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Working more than 11 hours a day rather than the usual 9am to 5pm markedly increases heart disease risk, say UK experts.The magnitude of risk goes up by 67% for people who work long hours, they say in...

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Advice to lie babies on their back for sleep to avoid cot death is having a side-effect – more infants now have a flat head as a result, say experts.US researchers say the rate of flattened head...

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Over half of all cases of the most common type of heart rhythm disturbance could be avoided by “clean living”, such as avoiding smoking and eating more healthily, say scientists.If individuals...

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