Most supplements have no discernible health benefits

Almost all vitamin, mineral and other nutrient supplements or diets cannot be linked to longer life or protection from heart…

17 Jul 2019

Quorn protein ‘twice as effective’ for building muscle

A study from the University of Exeter has found that mycoprotein, the protein-rich food source that is unique to Quorn…

3 Jul 2019

Sweeteners are harmful to gut bacteria and liver function – IN MICE

In an attempt to establish the safety of zero-calorie sweeteners, researchers from the US National Institutes of Health fed them…

26 Jun 2019

Researchers create ‘ibuprofen gel’ that can be absorbed through the skin

Chemical engineers at MIT have devised a new way to create very tiny droplets of one liquid suspended within another…

20 Jun 2019

Researchers develop cardiac arrest detection for smart speakers

Tens of thousands of people die every year from cardiac arrest, when the heart suddenly stops beating. People experiencing cardiac…

17 Jun 2019

Linguistic analysis can accurately predict psychosis

A machine-learning method discovered a hidden clue in people’s language predictive of the later emergence of psychosis – the frequent…

14 Jun 2019

Smartphone ‘addiction’ claims are based on flawed evidence

Most studies into the impact of technology use on psychological wellbeing rely on flawed measures, according to research by Dr David…

12 Jun 2019

A quarter of men over 50 have stopped having sex

More than one in four British men over 50 are no longer having sex, according to new research by Lumen.…

6 Jun 2019