Seminal Alzheimer’s study may have been manipulated

Seminal Alzheimer's study may have been manipulated

The data behind the most influential theory of what causes Alzheimer’s disease may have been ‘manipulated’, a damning scientific probe has claimed. Experts fear the allegedly falsified results have misled research over the last 16 years, potentially wasting billions of pounds of funding. A six-month investigation by Science, considered one of the world’s most respected … Read more

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep heart healthy

If you're needing an excuse to indulge in avocado on toast, science has come up trumps.  Researchers have today concluded that the millennials' favorite fruit is great for your heart

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep heart healthy (but only for women!) Researchers have today concluded that avocados are great for your heart Eating more potassium, abundant in avocados, may stave off a heart attack Only women appear to reap its benefit, achieved by eating an extra 1g … Read more

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep heart healthy

If you're needing an excuse to indulge in avocado on toast, science has come up trumps.  Researchers have today concluded that the millennials' favorite fruit is great for your heart

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep heart healthy (but only for women!) Researchers have today concluded that avocados are great for your heart Eating more potassium, abundant in avocados, may stave off a heart attack Only women appear to reap its benefit, achieved by eating an extra 1g … Read more

Why Joe Wicks’ HIIT really IS the secret to staying slim: Brutal bursts of exercise burn more fat

Those who do high-intensity interval training per week burn up to 0.13g of fat more for every minute of physical activity they do, compared to those who do no exercise, according to a team of international researchers.  The workouts, which involve burpees, squats and push ups interspersed with rest, were made popular by Joe Wicks (pictured), who uploads videos online as the Body Coach

Why Joe Wicks’ HIIT really IS the secret to staying slim: Brutal bursts of squats, burpees and push-ups burn more fat than just running, study claims HIIT workout fanatics burn up to 0.13g of fat more per minute of activity they do This could see them lose an extra 10kg over a decade, according to … Read more

Expert says many psychiatrists KNOW theory low serotonin levels cause depression was ‘incomplete’

Dr Jonathan Raskin, chair of psychology at State University of New York at New Paltz, said many experts had been concerned the theory was 'incomplete'

Psychiatrists have been aware for years that low serotonin levels may not cause depression, despite continuing to prescribe the pills, a chair of psychology has said. Dr Jonathan Raskin, who is also a psychotherapist at State University of New York, told DailyMail.com he’d been concerned that the theory that depression was caused by low serotonin … Read more

Dogs that eat raw meat may excrete antibiotic-resistant bacteria that could be passed to humans

Raw feeding is as it sounds - feeding your pet raw ingredients, rather than the traditional cooked food that is more commonly available (stock image)

Dogs that are fed raw meat are more likely to excrete the antibiotic-resistant bacteria Escherichia coli (E. coli) in their faeces, vets have warned. Prior research has shown that there also is potential for the E. Coli to be passed from the dogs to their human owners through normal, every day interaction. Researchers at the … Read more

Giving HRT to breast cancer survivors does NOT raise risk of recurrence, study suggests

A Danish study of 8,500 women with breast cancer has raised hopes more women can use HRT to treat symptoms of the menopause without increasing their risk of the disease returning (stock image of a breast cancer scan)

Giving breast cancer survivors hormone replacement therapy is safe, research has suggested. Doctors have for decades avoided recommending HRT to women who have beaten the disease over fears it would trigger a recurrence. Danish scientists have now questioned the concerns, sparked by two studies in the 1990s. They uncovered no increased risk of the disease … Read more

Giving HRT to breast cancer survivors does NOT raise risk of recurrence, study suggests

A Danish study of 8,500 women with breast cancer has raised hopes more women can use HRT to treat symptoms of the menopause without increasing their risk of the disease returning (stock image of a breast cancer scan)

Giving breast cancer survivors hormone replacement therapy is safe, research has suggested. Doctors have for decades avoided recommending HRT to women who have beaten the disease over fears it would trigger a recurrence. Danish scientists have now questioned the concerns, sparked by two studies in the 1990s. They uncovered no increased risk of the disease … Read more

The SEVEN healthy habits that may almost halve your risk of suffering a stroke

Researchers at the University of Texas at Houston say maintaining a good diet and exercising regularly can even offset any genetic risk

Sticking to seven healthy clothes may almost halve your risk of suffering a stroke, a study suggests. Researchers at the University of Texas at Houston say maintaining a good diet and exercising regularly can even offset any genetic risk. The other key steps include not smoking and losing weight. Experts followed 11,500 middle-aged adults in … Read more

CDC chief insists monkeypox is not out of control in the United States

CDC chief insists monkeypox is not out of control in the United States

The director of the CDC insisted warnings that the monkeypox is out of control were ‘misinformed and off base’ on Monday despite cases in the US quadrupling over two weeks. Dr Rochelle Walensky also claimed in a statement that it was still possible to ‘significantly decrease’ infections thanks to more testing — with about 10,000 … Read more