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Study: Daily Aspirin Cuts Hereditary Cancer Risk in Half Category: HealthHomeStroke

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31/10/11

Research published in the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, indicates that a regular dose of aspirin may not only stave off heart disease but also cut the risk of developing hereditary cancer in half.

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Study: Even healthy young adults at risk of heart disease Category: Heart

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30/10/11

A large number of young men and women who appear to be healthy and not overweight already have hardened blood vessels, putting them at risk of heart disease, a new study finds.

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BPA in womb linked to girls’ behavioural problems Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & WorldPersonal CarePharmaceuticals

24/10/11 www.independent.co.uk

By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor

A chemical used in plastic that is ubiquitous in the food and drink industries has been linked with emotional and behavioural problems in girls when they are exposed to it before birth.

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How faith grapples with mental health – and stigma Category: HealthHome

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11/10/11  www.theglobeandmail.com

By Chris Hannay

Our mental health is influenced by myriad factors – social, biological, environmental and psychological, to name a few – and can then influence how we affect and our affected by others. High stress can play havoc with blood pressure, ability to sleep, parenting, interpersonal relations, and, in the most unfortunate cases, can lead to depression or suicide.

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