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The benefits were seen in some breast and bowel cancer patients, with the supplement thought to reduce inflammation. The research was presented at an American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago. Dr Andrew Epstein of New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer centre, explained: “It’s adding to the evidence base that nutritionally supplemental therapies...

His family said they had been robbed of his twilight years after painstakingly choosing what they thought was the perfect home. Instead they were forced to watch him die after failures to monitor and flush the water system allowed the deadly bacteria to develop. Investigators found that legionella control “fell through the cracks” as the home was being refurbished. Now...

Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer to be diagnosed in the UK, according to the NHS. The disease mainly affects people over 60 years old, but you could also be at risk if you’re overweight, or have a family history of bowel cancer. Bowel cancer symptoms include a persistent abdominal pain, or unexplained weight loss. If your poo has a red tinge...

Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function, according to the NHS. The condition affects about 850,000 people in the UK. About one in every six people over 80 years old have dementia. Dementia symptoms include memory loss, mood changes, and finding it hard to carry out familiar daily tasks. The most common types...

Richard Smith, a consultant gynaecologist who leads researchers at Womb Transplant UK, said he hopes the first transplants will take place before the end of 2018. Mr Smith said the prospect of a UK woman being helped to conceive with a transplanted womb is “truly exciting”. “We have the opportunity to make a real difference,” he told the...

GETTYAde Adepitan has revealed all about his dream of becoming a father For years Ade Adepitan put his heart, body and soul into making sporting history. First selected for the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney, he won a bronze medal as part of Great Britain’s basketball team in 2004 and a year later scored the winning basket that won them gold at the Paralympic...

GETTYAde Adepitan has revealed all about his dream of becoming a father For years Ade Adepitan put his heart, body and soul into making sporting history. First selected for the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney, he won a bronze medal as part of Great Britain’s basketball team in 2004 and a year later scored the winning basket that won them gold at the Paralympic World Cup in Manchester. By the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, Ade, now 45, was presenting C4’s coverage alongside Clare Balding. Having retired 13 years ago he’d...

Cancer symptoms could include a lump in your breast, if you’re a woman, chest pain and changes in bowel habits, among others. The condition is caused when a cell starts dividing uncontrollably, possibly growing into a tumour that can block pathways in the body. On Monday researchers at the University of Washington published their findings on cancer incidence between...

Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen, according to the NHS. The allergic reaction is usually worse when pollen comes into contact with your mouth, nose, eyes or throat. Hay fever symptoms include sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, headaches and itchy throats. The Met Office has warned of “very high” pollen counts this week in some parts of the UK. You can...

Diabetes type 2 is caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. Without enough insulin, the body struggles to convert sugar in the blood into useable energy, according to the NHS. Diabetes symptoms include passing more urine than normal, feeling very thirsty, and having cuts or wounds that take longer to...

Vitamin D – also known as the ‘sunshine’ vitamin – helps the body to control the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body, according to the NHS. The nutrients are needed to boost the health of bones, teeth and muscles. You can top up your vitamin D by going outside and enjoying the sunshine. The vitamin is made in the skin when it’s in contact...

A trial of 10,273 women with the most common form of early breast cancer found it was unnecessary for many after surgery. The findings will lead to a “fundamental change” in how the disease is treated, a leading oncologist said, with about 3,000 to 5,000 UK women likely to avoid chemotherapy a year as a result. About 20,000 women a year in the UK are diagnosed...

Heart attack symptoms can be triggered rapidly, or gradually. Signs that the event is occurring include a pain in the chest, feeling dizzy or an overwhelming sense of anxiety. “Although the chest pain is often severe, some people may only experience minor pain, similar to indigestion,” said the NHS on its website. You could prevent the condition by eating a...

Cancer is a condition where cells in the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably, according to the NHS. These cancerous cells destroy the surrounding tissue – including organs. More than one in three people will develop cancer during their lifetime. The most common types of cancer in the UK are prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer and bowel cancer. But,...

High blood pressure symptoms can include a severe headache, although these only appear in extreme cases High blood pressure causes include a variety of diet and lifestyle factos such as being overweight, eating too much salt or not taking enough exercise You can lower your blood pressure by consuming less salty foods, and exercising more regulalry Try this exercise to help lower your blood pressure. High blood pressure symptoms can include headaches, chest pain and difficulty breathing. It is important to take action quickly if you...

High blood pressure symptoms can include a severe headache, although these only appear in extreme cases High blood pressure causes include a variety of diet and lifestyle factos such as being overweight, eating too much salt or not taking enough exercise You can lower your blood pressure by consuming less salty foods, and exercising more regulalry Try this exercise...

Arthritis pain is caused by problems in the joints. The most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis, can be caused by the thickening of tissue in your joints and inflammation in the area, causing the symptoms of arthritis. Signs that you have the condition include joint stiffness, swelling and pain. You’re more at risk of developing arthritis if you’re older,...

Diabetes type 2 symptoms appear when the condition develops, which tends to be later in life. It happens because of problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body can’t absorb sugar from the blood properly. Treatment for the condition focuses on controlling these levels which is important as high blood sugar, or hyperglycaemia, can lead to life-threatening...

High blood pressure affects about 25 per cent of all UK adults, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on your blood vessels and vital organs. This increases your risk of deadly complications, including heart attacks, strokes, and coronary heart disease. You can prevent high blood pressure by regularly exercising. But,...

The figures, compiled by the Sunday Express, were based on data from the charity Diabetes UK, together with a response to a parliamentary question. The news comes as it emerged supermarkets will be forced to stop offering unhealthy snacks at checkouts, referred to as “guilt lanes”. There will also be an end to two-for-one offers on junk food under a wave of...

Prostate cancer symptoms are triggered when a gland in the male reproductive system, the prostate, has a cancerous growth. It often only triggers symptoms when the condition is advanced, which include a regular need to urinate and blood in the urine. The cancer is already the most common in British men, killing one every 45 minutes, and is set to become the most...

Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function, according to the NHS. There are several different types of dementia, with Alzheimer’s disease being the most common in the UK. Alzheimer’s may be caused by an abnormal build up of proteins in and around brain cells. Dementia symptoms include sudden mood changes,...

Sleep better by eating these snacks before getting into bed Kiwi and chamomile tea could improve your sleep quality Add more almonds to your diet every evening Drink tart cherry juice to fall asleep faster The body needs enough sleep to help it function properly, according to the NHS. Not getting enough sleep is bad for your health; mentally and physically. Regular poor...

Bloating is often caused by certain things in a person’s diet. For example, fizzy drinks are well-known culprit for causing an uncomfortable feeling. Gas or trapped air in the abdomen usually causes bloating, and there are certain foods that can promote this. The NHS recommends cutting down on foods known to cause excess wind and bloating – and there...

Diabetes type 2 affects about 3.3 million people in the UK. It’s caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin, according to the NHS. Diabetes symptoms include blurred vision, having cuts that take longer to heal than normal, and feeling very tired. Managing your blood sugar is very important, as diabetes...