Pancreatic cancer may be prevented by brushing your teeth, and maintaining good oral hygiene, scientists have revealed. Gum disease has been linked to...

Dementia could be caused by eating a high-salt diet, US scientists have claimed. Eating more salt caused about 25 per cent less blood to flow to part...

Aussie flu symptoms include fevers, headaches, sore throats and vomiting. While the symptoms are similar to normal flu, they are more severe and tend...

Scientists have found that salt causes changes in the immune system in the gut – which in turn reduces blood flow to the brain. In a new study, experiments...

Diabetes type 2 accounts for 90 per cent of all diabetes cases in the UK. Obesity – a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes – has more than...

Vascular dementia is a common type of dementia, but can affect patients in different ways, according to the Alzheimer’s Society. But, problems with...

Taking regular exercise, eating healthily, keeping your brain active, reducing alcohol intake, giving up smoking and booking frequent check-ups with your...

French flu could be spread by people that don’t even know they have the virus, according to pharmacist and Jakemans expert, Marvin Munzu. Lives are...

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition. That means the body’s immune system attacks the cells lining joints by mistake. The immune system...

About 40 per cent of all deaths in the England are caused by everyday habits and behaviours, according to Public Health England (PHE). Eating too much...

High blood pressure, or hypertension as its also known, affects more than one in four adults in the UK, according to the NHS.  When a blood pressure...

More than 40,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed every year in the UK. The prostate is the small gland in the pelvis – about the size...

You don’t need to cut back on food to reach your healthy weight goals this January, according to the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF). Eating more...

Healthy lifestyle choices could reduce cancer risk by a third New Year’s resolutions tend to improve healthy lifestyle Scientists urged people...

Dementia is a syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning.  The NHS says it can include problems with memory loss, thinking speed,...

Dementia affects about 850,000 people in the UK. That number could rise to one million by 2025, according to the Alzheimer’s Society. The position...

Prostate cancer usually develops slowly, so signs and symptoms of the condition are difficult to spot. More than 40,000 new cases of the cancer are diagnosed...

Naked Bacon is the first product to be sold in the UK without nitrites, preservatives, E numbers and all allergens, according to its Northern Irish makers...

The prostate gland, along with the bladder, epididymis, penis and scrotum, is part of the male reproductive anatomy. It is unique to men, the size of...

Heartburn is caused by stomach acid rising up through the oesophagus, and touching its unprotected lining, according to GP Sarah Jarvis. The condition...

Shingles affects an estimated one in four people at some point in their lives, however getting the shingles vaccine has been found to dramatically cut...

GETTY Scientists think that having an active social life can lower the risk of developing diabetes In a wide-ranging study, scientists found that people...

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term autoimmune condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. Researchers from New York City’s...

Our ear drums most commonly get a bashing when exposed to high volumes at music concerts and at sporting events – and when operating loud machinery.  Four...

When the outside temperature drops below 8°C, some people have a higher risk of developing flu, strokes, heart attacks and pneumonia, said the NHS. Researchers...