Dominic Rees

Mediterranean diet shown to reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Mediterranean diet shown to reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Researchers from the Tel-Aviv Medical Centre, Israel, used dietary questionnaires for 808 patients aged between 40 and 70 years and undergoing screening or diagnostic colonoscopies, with low risk [...]

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Consuming coffee could cut your risk of dying

Consuming coffee could cut your risk of dying

Two new studies, both published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, examined the coffee consumption of large and diverse groups of people, giving us a fantastic indication of how it can affect [...]

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Drinking alcohol could be ageing your body’s cells

Drinking alcohol could be ageing your body’s cells

While it’s true that moderate alcohol drinking may have beneficial effects to the risks of heart disease and strokes amongst others, drinking alcohol does undoubtedly pose some risks to our [...]

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Managing diabetes in five simple steps

Managing diabetes in five simple steps

The decisions you make on a daily basis can have massive implications for your condition. The food you drink, the medications you take, the exercise you do (or don’t do), all have an effect on [...]

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Do I need to be taking beta-blockers following a heart attack?

Do I need to be taking beta-blockers following a heart attack?

Current UK medical guidelines recommend that all patients who have suffered a heart attack should be prescribed beta-blockers for at least one year – with those having suffered heart failure [...]

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New prostate cancer breakthrough

New prostate cancer breakthrough

Whenever there is a significant breakthrough in the treatment of cancer, I always feel a sense of relief. As a condition that plagues our lifetime, new and promising therapies are always greatly [...]

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Fresh vs frozen vegetables: Which is best?

Fresh vs frozen vegetables: Which is best?

When it comes to fruit and vegetables, we’re constantly told by the media, our friends, or families, that fresh is always the best option in terms of nutrition – “that’s a fact”, they tell us.

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One more very good reason to eat fruit daily

One more very good reason to eat fruit daily

Fruit is without doubt one of the most important food groups that we can eat. Whether it’s filling us with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals or giving us a natural energy boost, fruit should be [...]

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