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One in three Alzheimer’s cases preventable NOW, says expert review

One in three cases of Alzheimer’s could be prevented, new research reveals - but policy makers are ignoring it. Why?...

July 1, 2014

Vitamin C keeps your arteries healthy

Last week a meta-analysis of 44 clinical trials confirmed that 500mg of vitamin C a day, more than five times...

June 26, 2014

Cynicism is seriously bad for you

Three studies have now found that the most negative emotion is not stress, anger or depression but cynicism.

June 16, 2014

Statins don’t benefit 80% of takers

In case you don't know there’s a war going on about statins coinciding with a review by NICE on whether...

June 12, 2014

Autism – food for thought

A three minute film released today by a group of mothers in the USA called the Thinking Mom’s Revolution discusses...

May 29, 2014

The importance of a good night’s sleep

Scientists from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Manchester and Surrey universities warn today that cutting sleep is leading to "serious health problems".

May 13, 2014

A hundred sugar deaths a day in the UK

A documentary film ‘FED UP’, released this week in the US, shows how the food industry’s push on sugar, and...

May 8, 2014

Hall of Fame

Last month, in Vancouver Canada, Patrick Holford was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame.

May 8, 2014

Cherry juice helps you sleep

One of my health secrets is to drink a glass of CherryActive every day. I sleep like a log and...

May 7, 2014

Living with Dementia

There are currently around 800,000 people suffering with dementia in the UK – and that figure is rising as more...

May 6, 2014

Which 7 a day fruit and veg give you the best protection?

A survey of 65,226 people in the UK confirms that having 7 or more servings of fruit and vegetables a...

April 2, 2014

Are you intolerant or allergic?

Allergies are much more common than you think. In fact, almost one in every three people suffers from allergies –...

March 27, 2014

How NICE got snookered on statins

8 million people in Britain are on statins and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), who advise GPs what...

March 19, 2014

High protein cancer link

A study from the University of Southern California has found that a high protein diet, as advocated by Atkins and...

March 13, 2014

Is a pill for an ill making us sicker than ever?

The reason our healthcare systems are failing is that no-one is talking about the F-word – food.

March 5, 2014

Health and Happiness Survey

We’re excited to be releasing the results of our recent Health and Happiness Survey this week.

February 7, 2014

3 heart smart tips

This month we're talking heart health, so here are 3 easy steps to protect your heart:

February 3, 2014

Healthinsight

Healthinsight is a new website which challenges the current state of medicine and treatment, edited by the award-winning journalist Jerome...

January 28, 2014

Whose healthier – men or women?

A survey we carried out this month has revealed that men consider themselves healthier and happier than women in general.

January 28, 2014

Are we addicted to sugar?

A Despatches programme on Channel Four last night asked if we are addicted to sugar? My view is that many...

January 21, 2014