Drinking

Exposure to alcohol ads can lead to teenage drinking

In the study, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, researchers used a framework developed to show causality between tobacco advertising and youth smoking and applied it to alcohol advertising. Feb 25, 2020
fruits

Eat fruits, yoghurt daily to reduce stroke risk

For the study, published in the European Heart Journal, the researchers picked over 4,18,000 people in nine European countries and investigated ischaemic stroke and haemorrhagic stroke separately. Feb 25, 2020
e-cigarettes

Harmful metals in e-cigarettes linked to DNA damage

For the study, researchers found that the biomarkers, which reflect exposure, effect, and potential harm, are both elevated in e-cigarette users compared to the other groups and linked to metal exposure and oxidative DNA damage. Feb 24, 2020
Baby

Using daily moisturisers cannot prevent eczema in babies

Eczema is a very common skin problem affecting around one in five children in the UK. It usually starts in infancy, and a generally dry skin is often one of the first symptoms in babies who go on to develop the condition. Feb 21, 2020
Mediterranean diet

Mediterranean diet can reduce frailty in old age: Study

The study, published in the journal 'Gut', showed that following a Mediterranean diet boosts the types of gut bacteria linked to 'healthy' ageing, while reducing those associated with harmful inflammation in older people. Feb 19, 2020