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Study: Air pollution deadlier than smoking, war and AIDS

  NEW YORK (Reuters) – Air pollution, caused largely by burning fossil fuels, is cutting global life expectancy by an average of 1.8 years per person, making it the world’s top killer, researchers said on Monday. The tiny particles ingested from polluted air shorten life more than first-hand cigarette smoke, which can reduce it by 1.6 […]

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Study: Mediterranean diet delays Alzheimer’s disease

Eating a Mediterranean diet could delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by years, according to latest Australian research.

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Overweight, underweight increase death risk – study

Both low and high Body Mass Indices (BMI) were associated with an increased risk of death from various causes, according to a new study recently released by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

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Public warned vs use of e-cigarettes, vapes

The Department of Health (DoH) urged the public Saturday to be vigilant when buying consumer products sold online like e-cigarettes and vaping devices.

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Tall people prone to varicose veins

Standing above the crowd puts people at greater risk of developing varicose veins, a large genetic study suggests.

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Bamboo shoot fiber prevents obesity

The insoluble dietary fiber isolated from bamboo shoots is effective in preventing obesity and improving insulin sensitivity, according to a recent Chinese study.

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