Obesity can lead to a lack of vitamin D circulating in the body, according to a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH).
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Giving up alcohol for a month is seen by many as an ideal way to begin a healthier regime. For those of us who have managed a 'Dry month', one that's free from alcohol, we might be feeling a sense of achievement.
Delivering anti-cancer drugs to tumours, using “minicells” derived from bacteria, has been tested for the first time in humans and found to be safe, well-tolerated and even induced stable disease in patients with advanced, incurable cancers with no treatment options remaining.
Aerobic exercise can help relieve the fatigue often associated with cancer and cancer treatment, according to Cochrane researchers. The research was conducted by experts at UWE Bristol.
The common assumption that a couple of glasses of wine are a boost to your heart's health may be wrong if you are overweight or obese, say researchers from Curtin University's Public Health Advocacy Institute.
Patients in the early stages of breast cancer are better off with removal of the tumour rather than the entire breast, a new study has found.