Dentistry

Teeth hold the key to early diagnosis of eating disorders

Dentists can play a key role in the detection of health conditions including anorexia nervosa, bulimia and Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD), according to research from King's College London.

Health

Detox diets don't work, expert says

Detox diets are just another weight loss wonder, says Flinders University's Head of Human Physiology, Professor Simon Brookes.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness: Tips to reclaim some control in your life-work balance

There was a time when the boundaries between work and home were fairly clear. Today, however, work is likely to invade your personal lifeā€”and maintaining work-life balance is no simple task. When your work life and personal ...

Oncology & Cancer

Three in four don't know obesity causes cancer

Three out of four (75 per cent) people in the UK are unaware of the link between obesity and cancer, according to a new Cancer Research UK report published today (Friday).

Health

Eat healthy -- your kids are watching

If lower-income mothers want kids with healthy diets, it's best to adopt healthy eating habits themselves and encourage their children to eat good foods rather than use force, rewards or punishments, says a Michigan State ...

Cardiology

Ginkgo biloba trialled as stroke treatment

Researchers in China have suggested that a supplement derived from the ginkgo biloba tree may help improve the recovery of thinking and memory abilities following a stroke. Their findings are published today in the journal ...

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