Heart failure: How much salt should you have? Smart food swaps for a healthy heart

Heart failure: How much salt should you have? Smart food swaps for a healthy heart
Health

Various studies have documented the adverse effect of excessive salt consumption in the well-being of your heart, and heart failure patients are no exception.

Brain scans may identify people at risk of attempting suicide: Study

Brain scans may identify people at risk of attempting suicide: Study
Health

The risk of suicide among individuals with PTSD is much higher than the general population, but identifying those individuals at greatest risk has been difficult.

How to keep your baby cool in summer: 5 parenting tips for first-time parents

How to keep your baby cool in summer: 5 parenting tips for first-time parents
Health

To help you get started and boost the confidence you need to embrace your new role, we’ve listed here a few parenting tips that can keep your newborn healthy, cool and comfortable during summer.

Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research?

Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research?
Health

Can replacing carbohydrate with avocado keep us fuller for longer? A new study suggests so, but industry funded the research.

Scientists identify new genes responsible for four serious mental illnesses

Scientists identify new genes responsible for four serious mental illnesses
Health

A study has identified 70 genes that contribute to people developing serious mental health disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, Attention Deficit Hyperaactivity Disorder.

Should you try the Lazy Keto Diet for weight loss?

Should you try the Lazy Keto Diet for weight loss?
Health

People are trying a lazy keto diet to help them shed the pounds. But, can the diet really help with weight loss?

Fibromyalgia: Is insulin resistance 'the missing link?'

Fibromyalgia: Is insulin resistance 'the missing link?'
Health

Researchers have noticed that a drug that doctors commonly use to treat insulin resistance can also address the pain of fibromyalgia, which has provided them with a new clue about this chronic condition.

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests
Health

A new study suggests that eating walnuts might help people at risk of cardiovascular disease to lower their blood pressure — that is, if they consume them as part of a diet low in saturated fats.

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content
Health

Health claims that manufacturers make on food packaging might not match a product's nutritional benefits, but people still make buying decisions based on these claims, researchers reveal.

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis?

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis?
Health

Recent research has uncovered a cell mechanism that could help explain why smoking, alcohol, and other modifiable factors could raise the risk of developing the bone disease osteoporosis.

Too much dietary fat in the brain may impact mental health

Too much dietary fat in the brain may impact mental health
Health

People with obesity are often likely to develop depression as well, but the mechanisms at play are still unclear. New research in mice may now explain what happens in the brains of individuals who have a high-fat diet.

7 things that can damage your vocal cords and tips to take care of your voice

7 things that can damage your vocal cords and tips to take care of your voice
Health

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been put on steroid medication and injections after continuous speech caused damage to his vocal cords. Here are some lesser-known things that can ruin your voice box.

Pep Guardiola beats Jurgen Klopp to manager of the year award

Pep Guardiola beats Jurgen Klopp to manager of the year award
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Pep Guardiola's City retained the Premier League title on Sunday, beating Klopp's Liverpool by a single point at the end of a thrilling title race.

Real Madrid offer Gareth Bale a sensational return to Tottenham after Zinedine Zidane leaves him out of squad

Real Madrid offer Gareth Bale a sensational return to Tottenham after Zinedine Zidane leaves him out of squad
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Real Madrid are ready to offload Welsh superstar Gareth Bale in the summer transfer window. He has been offered to Tottenham on a loan deal of £10million.

Matteo Politano, Ivan Perisic put Inter Milan on brink of Champions League

Matteo Politano, Ivan Perisic put Inter Milan on brink of Champions League
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Bologna moved ahead of Fiorentina into 13th position with a 4-1 win over Parma which leaves the promoted side just three points clear of a return to Serie B next season.

‘Everything Clicked’ For Game Of Thrones Fans After Tonight’s Episode

‘Everything Clicked’ For Game Of Thrones Fans After Tonight’s Episode
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This is your five second warning: if you haven’t seen the latest Game of Thrones episode, go and watch it before you carry on reading. I’m not being responsible for ruining the series for you.

These Design Fails Are So Bad They're Funny & Prove Creativity Is Not For Everyone

These Design Fails Are So Bad They're Funny & Prove Creativity Is Not For Everyone
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Have you ever seen something and tilted your head just because you've never seen anything so crappy before? There are some creations that seem like an assault to the senses, and make you wonder what these people were thinking. But after you're done cringing, the only thing left to do is laugh off the bad designs that make no sense whatsoever.

The 1968 sci-fi that spookily predicted today

The 1968 sci-fi that spookily predicted today
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In the first of BBC Culture’s new series on fiction that predicted the future, Hephzibah Anderson looks at the work of John Brunner, whose vision of 2010 was eerily accurate.

Scientists identify new genes responsible for four serious mental illnesses

Scientists identify new genes responsible for four serious mental illnesses
Health

A study has identified 70 genes that contribute to people developing serious mental health disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, Attention Deficit Hyperaactivity Disorder.

Should you try the Lazy Keto Diet for weight loss?

Should you try the Lazy Keto Diet for weight loss?
Health

People are trying a lazy keto diet to help them shed the pounds. But, can the diet really help with weight loss?

Fibromyalgia: Is insulin resistance 'the missing link?'

Fibromyalgia: Is insulin resistance 'the missing link?'
Health

Researchers have noticed that a drug that doctors commonly use to treat insulin resistance can also address the pain of fibromyalgia, which has provided them with a new clue about this chronic condition.

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests
Health

A new study suggests that eating walnuts might help people at risk of cardiovascular disease to lower their blood pressure — that is, if they consume them as part of a diet low in saturated fats.

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content
Health

Health claims that manufacturers make on food packaging might not match a product's nutritional benefits, but people still make buying decisions based on these claims, researchers reveal.

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis?

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis?
Health

Recent research has uncovered a cell mechanism that could help explain why smoking, alcohol, and other modifiable factors could raise the risk of developing the bone disease osteoporosis.

Too much dietary fat in the brain may impact mental health

Too much dietary fat in the brain may impact mental health
Health

People with obesity are often likely to develop depression as well, but the mechanisms at play are still unclear. New research in mice may now explain what happens in the brains of individuals who have a high-fat diet.

7 things that can damage your vocal cords and tips to take care of your voice

7 things that can damage your vocal cords and tips to take care of your voice
Health

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been put on steroid medication and injections after continuous speech caused damage to his vocal cords. Here are some lesser-known things that can ruin your voice box.

Prenatal genetic screening tests: What expecting moms need to know- benefits and risks of the procedures

Prenatal genetic screening tests: What expecting moms need to know- benefits and risks of the procedures
Health

Prenatal genetic testing covers tests that mothers should undergo during pregnancy to determine if their child is affected by any detectable genetic conditions.

Five ways to beat hay fever

Five ways to beat hay fever
Health

One in four of us are affected by this seasonal allergy. We asked experts for their advice