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How to get strong and healthy bones

How to get strong and healthy bones

Read our latest tips on achieving strong and healthy bones and how to reduce your risk of osteoporosis and broken bones. Healthy bones protect our...
robot therapy

Robot therapy may be the future of chronic stroke rehabilitation

A new trial performed in Japan has analysed the potential of employing robot therapy to help chronic stroke patients recover from the condition, finding...
EIT Health

EIT Health is searching for three new Supervisory Board members

EIT Health, one of the Knowledge and Innovation Communities of the European Institute for Innovation and Technology, is seeking candidates with leadership experience in...
Indoor tanning ban would reduce death from melanoma skin cancer

Indoor tanning ban would reduce death from melanoma skin cancer

Research indicates that an indoor tanning ban would substantially reduce deaths from melanoma skin cancer. Melanoma cancer develops from cells called melanocytes that begin to...
neurotechprize

EIT Health crown inaugural winners of neurotechprize for Alzheimer’s tech

EIT Health and Biogen have revealed the first winners of the neurotechprize, a new initiative that awards funding to startup companies developing cutting-edge technologies...
Here is why creativity increased during Covid lockdowns

Here is why creativity increased during Covid lockdowns

What influenced that added spark of creativity during Covid lockdowns? Researchers may have discovered why. For some people, the Covid lockdowns were the perfect opportunity...
learning disabilities

Improving the lives of people with learning disabilities with AI

A research project in the UK aims to enhance people's lives with learning disabilities by using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to gauge a better understanding...
Study finds vegan diet boosts weight loss in overweight adults

Study finds vegan diet boosts weight loss in overweight adults

New analysis finds that following a vegan diet for at least 12 weeks may boost weight loss and glucose control in overweight adults or...
Can a social media break improve mental health?

Can a social media break improve mental health?

A new study finds that a social media break could lead to significant improvements in wellbeing, depression and anxiety. The study, carried out by a...
What are the risk factors for heart attacks in women?

What are the risk factors for heart attacks in women?

A Yale-led study has identified which risk factors are more likely to cause a heart attack for women and men aged 55 years and...
not getting enough sleep

Not getting enough sleep can prevent weight loss maintenance

Not getting enough sleep may impact people’s weight loss goals, stopping them from keeping the weight off once it is lost, new research suggests. A...
B12 deficiency in infants harms motor development

B12 deficiency in infants harms motor development

A new study finds that vitamin B12 deficiency in infants leads to poor motor development and anaemia. New research from Burkina Faso conducted by the...
faecal transplant

Faecal transplant may reverse the effects of ageing

A study pioneered by experts at the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia has discovered that a faecal transplant may be able...
planetary health diet

Majority of UK adolescents do not eat a planetary health diet

A new University of Birmingham study has revealed that most secondary school students in the UK are not eating a healthy and sustainable planetary...
UK smoking ban

UK smoking ban would not increase life expectancy for 40 years

Research pioneered by the International Longevity Centre (ILC) and Bayes Business School suggests that a complete UK smoking ban would not improve healthy life expectancy for...
vegetarian diet

How does a vegetarian diet impact child development?

Research from St. Michael’s Hospital of Unity Health Toronto suggests that children eating a vegetarian diet have similar growth and nutrition to children eating...
Seven hours is the ideal amount of sleep in middle and old age

Seven hours is the ideal amount of sleep in middle and old age

University of Cambridge and Fudan University researchers have discovered that seven hours is the ideal amount of sleep for middle and senior humans. What is...
longevity diet

Is the longevity diet the key to a long and healthy life?

Two researchers from the US have developed the longevity diet, which they believe is the most optimal diet plan for living a longer and...
sexual violence

Sexual violence experienced by almost 90% of autistic women

A shocking new study from France suggests that nearly nine in 10 women with autism have suffered sexual violence during their life, with most...
Automated nutritional advice app helps people follow a healthier diet

Automated nutritional advice app helps people follow a healthier diet

Research from the University of Reading finds that personal nutritional advice from an app could promote healthier choices. The university’s biomedical engineering and human nutrition...

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