It seems we need to go green!! The debate over the use and benefits green tea has been lengthy. There has always been a view that drinking green tea helps with weight loss. It came up again a couple of … Continue reading
It seems that quite apart from the benefits to you personally that healthy living can bring it now seems Britain’s bosses are being urged to take particular interest in the health of their workers. The move is not a push … Continue reading
As we run up to Christmas comes news from across the Irish Sea which goes to reinforce what I think many of us already know. This is not a time for stereotypical jokes about the Irish but a very comprehensive … Continue reading
Now I count myself amongst the lucky ones. Being a journalist has always opened me up to a more than average amount of invitations to lunch, dinner and the pub. So when after hitting mid-40 the inevitable injury curtailed my … Continue reading
Three months ago I thought I was moderately fit and carrying a few pounds so when an advert offering a free personal training session was posted at the gym in my City of London office building I thought it might … Continue reading
Scientists have discovered a possible link between tooth loss and blindness in older males.
Houston: The steroid hormone, dehydroepiandrosterone, commonly known as DHEA, does protect against the risk of cardiovascular events in men, according to a new Swedish study.
When we meet, Dr Charles Eugster, a former dentist, is wearing a stylish grey cashmere suit, with a white cotton shirt, complimented by a pink silk tie and matching pocket handkerchief. The suit doesn’t hang as it would on most men his age but fits perfectly on his trim and moderately defined muscular physique. He may be 91-years-old but unlike the majority of his contemporaries he has no superflous hair peeking from his nostrils or ears and has a decent haircut.
Many of us often worry whether we are as healthy as we should be, but how many of us actually do anything to find out whether we are, or in fact, even know how to go about checking?
London: A new drug costing only £2.50 a day may soon be available in Europe to prevent strokes in the over 50s.
Baltimore: A drug made from foxgloves could help prevent prostate cancer, US researchers have found.
Melbourne: Putting on weight in later life increases the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), researchers in Australia have discovered.
Many of us have a ‘posture age’ much older than our actual age.
Apparently the average adult catches 2-3 colds per year, so there are plenty of products out there claiming to prevent or hurry the demise of the inconsiderate little virus. Do any of them actually work?
One expert thinks we would be happier and healthier if we didn’t bother to put our clocks back.
Research findings released this week indicate that men should worry about low testosterone levels. It could be responsible for more than just mood swings and a low sex drive.
London: Banish grey for a day and raise money for the UK men’s health campaigners, The Prostate Cancer Charity.
Newcastle: British scientists created human sperm from stem cells for the first time in a bid to better understand the causes of male infertility. The researchers, led by Karim Nayernia from Newcastle University, developed a technique to turn stem cells … Continue reading
London: Celebrity chef Brian Turner, pictured, is teaming with Prostate UK and the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) in Glasgow to highlight how up to 10,000 thousand male lives in the UK could be saved every year if men … Continue reading
Sydney: Just one pint of beer daily raises prostate cancer risk, according to Australian researchers. They found two or more drinks a day increased the likelihood of developing the disease by 20 per cent – well below most healthy drinking … Continue reading
London: Men with a higher vitamin C intake seem to be less likely to develop gout, according to a report in the March 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. Researchers working in British Columbia, Vancouver, examined the relationship between … Continue reading
London: British men are seriously neglecting their eyes, according to a national study for Vision Express, the UK national chain of optometrists. A poll of more than 2,000 men and women found that more than two-thirds of men (67%) have … Continue reading
London: British scientists have created a new drug that can shrink prostate tumours in 80 per cent of cases, it was revealed today. The drug, called abiraterone, was discovered by doctors at London’s Royal Marsden Hospita. Prostate cancer,is a disease … Continue reading
Houston: Watermelon produces an effect similar to that of Viagra, researchers say. A slice of the juicy red fruit contains citrulline, a substance that triggers a chemical reaction which relaxes the bodys blood vessels. Exactly the same reaction when a … Continue reading
Gothenburg: Older people are having more sex than ever, according to a new survey from Sweden. At a time when the health of many older people is in decline, it seems that an active sex life is on the rise. … Continue reading