Thursday 21 September 2017

Health

Health

Sweet tooth beware: France to impose fat tax on sugary drinks

France to impose fat tax on sugary drinks

France is to impose a 'fat tax' on sugary soft drinks in an attempt to combat increasing child obesity.

Morning smokers beware: Early cigarette has greater cancer risk

Morning smokers beware: Early cigarette has greater cancer risk

People who smoke soon after getting up in the morning are more likely to develop cancer than those who light up later in the day, say US researchers. Scientists at the Penn State College ...

Once you are fat, you'll never get slim

Once you are fat, you'll never get slim

Researchers claim that fat people, who lose weight either by dieting or exercising, will put it all back on again within a year. Their study of 25,000 people provides further evidence of ...

More Evidence That Exercise May Keep The Brain Sharp

More Evidence That Exercise May Keep The Brain Sharp

Older adults who keep active may be helping to reduce their odds of losing their mental abilities, two new studies suggest. "We looked at an objective measure of physical activity -- most...

Use A Bigger Fork, Eat Less

Use A Bigger Fork, Eat Less

use a bigger fork, eat less. So say the results of a field study that will be included in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Consumer Research.

UK To Doctors: Don't Be Facebook Friends With Your Patients

UK To Doctors: Don't Be Facebook Friends With Your Patients

Don't be offended if your doctor doesn't accept your friend request on Facebook. The British Medical Association recently issued a new guidance advising doctors not to accept friend reque...

8 glasses of water a day, nonsense!

8 glasses of water a day, nonsense!

A medical practitioner has argued that the recommendation to drink six to eight glasses of water a day to prevent dehydration is not only nonsense, but is thoroughly debunk nonsense.