Alzheimer’s Society is urging those with concerns about their own, or someone else’s memory to visit their GP as soon as possible. The charity has seen calls to their National Dementia Helpline surge by a third at the end of 2013.
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According to the World Health Organisation, around one billion people worldwide currently suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension). Over 9 million individuals die every year as a result of the consequences of this condition, which can include heart attack, stroke and kidney failure.
Thanks to British Research a universal flu vaccine to help protect us against new strains of bird and swine flu is one step closer. Research to try to find the key to create such a vaccine has taken scientists decades.
Drinking five or more cups of tea a day lowers the risk of advanced prostate cancer by a third, research shows. Men who drink five or more cups daily have a 33% lower risk of developing stage IV prostate cancer, scientists found.
Vitamin D is one of the key building blocks of the human immune system and the importance of vitamin D for bone density has long been recognised.