Can you cut your cancer risk by eating organic?
Correlation between eating organic and lower rates of cancer.
A new study out this week has shoppers wondering whether it’s worth paying more for pesticide-free organic food. You...
Parkinson’s linked to appendix removal
Data suggests appendectomy lowers risk of Parkinson's.
In a surprising finding, the risk of Parkinson’s disease has been tied to the presence or absence of a person’s appen...
The dentist will see you now
VR deployed to improve the patient experience.
One of the most disconcerting, and momentarily painful, moments involved in a visit to the dentist is the injection o...
Candy company finds chocolate is good for you
Research suggests benefits from two compounds in cocoa.
Compounds naturally occurring in chocolate can help boost heart health, says research backed by candy giant Mars, Inc...
A mechanism for retina-linked hallucinations
Visions linked to macular degeneration can be scary.
Hallucinations linked to vision loss from macular degeneration are caused by abnormally heightened activity in the vi...
Evidence herpes virus is a cause of Alzheimer's
Review of over 150 studies suggests herpes may be a cause.
More than 30m people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia. Unfortunately, the...
Exercise is an antidepressant
Research adds to evidence exercise improves mental health.
A new paper finds that aerobic exercise is effective in helping to combat clinical depression and anxiety. The meta-...
Microplastics found in human stools
Pilot study finds plastics in poo samples from eight countries.
Microplastics are all too common in the human gut, if a recent pilot study reflects the bigger picture. In a present...
Drink coffee to reduce rosacea risk
Study reveals link to lower rates of chronic skin condition.
A new study finds that caffeine from coffee is associated with a reduced risk of rosacea – a common chronic skin cond...
Blood test could see some skip chemo
Trials find liquid biopsies can predict cancer relapse risk.
Cancer patients could avoid unnecessary chemotherapy with a blood test undergoing trials at 40 Australian and New Zea...
Statins have their place, review finds
Potential to treat diseases not supported by evidence.
There is no convincing evidence to support claims that statins can be used to manage non-cardiovascular health condit...
Researchers use Forrest Gump in brain study
Tom Hanks is helping illuminate how we remember things.
Watching the 1994 Tom Hanks movie Forrest Gump may have affected you in strange and unusual ways. British research s...