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Nutrition and mental health New Scientist

Nutrition plays a fundamental role in maintaining good mental health. Poor diet and poor mental health are highly correlated. By way of example, the Mediterranean diet has been extensively studied

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Inequality: Of wealth and health New Scientist

Health follows a social gradient, but Marmot argues that at some point, as wealth increases, the additional rise in health becomes very shallow. …

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Too much information

The data-driven future of health. Ever more bioinformation is readily available through tracking devices and databases – but does it risk getting up too close and personal, asks a new book.

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DDT finally linked to human health problems New Scientist

DDT finally linked to human health problems. Pregnant women exposed to the insecticide DDT are much more likely to give birth prematurely, or to full-term but low birth weight babies, says a …

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What is dust, and is it harmful to human health

Charles Harrison, Health and safety adviser, Willand, Devon, UK. Advertisement. Household dust is mostly made up of human skin, microscopic creatures and dead bugs. This may make your skin crawl

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Twin towers dust risk smaller than feared New Scientist

But tests by Paul Lioy of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute in Piscataway, New Jersey, and colleagues at nearby New York …

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What you type is what you see New Scientist

CREATING 3D computer graphics has never been so easy, thanks to a new program called WordsEye. All you have to do is a type in a description such as "John pushes the lawnmower", and the software

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US ranked worst healthcare system, while the NHS is the

A comparison of health systems in 11 wealthy nations has found the US falling short by multiple measures, while the UK’s National Health Service leads in several categories. “We measured

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Health posters show the fine art of persuasion New Scientist

Health posters show the fine art of persuasion. 8 December 2011. Public health advice – eat more fruit and veg, don’t drink and drive – hasn’t changed much over the years. But our gallery

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Why there is no such thing as a healthy diet that works

Why there is no such thing as a healthy diet that works for everyone. What is good for us to eat varies so much from person to person that a universally wholesome diet is a fiction.

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Spinal cord injury: Gel treatment allows paralysed mice to

Health 11 November 2021 By Carissa Wong. A section of the spinal cord in a mouse treated with the gel, showing regenerated nerve fibres in red. Samuel I. Stupp

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Are vegan meat alternatives putting our health on the line

Health 27 October 2021 By Helen Thomson. Kyle Bean. DONALD Watson was born in Yorkshire and spent much of his youth on his uncle’s farm. …

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Why the medicine you take could actually be bad for your

Why the medicine you take could actually be bad for your health. Rushing medicines to market is supposed to help people in need. But relying on …

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So many milks: But do their health claims really stack up

New Scientist weighs up their pros and cons. Health 23 July 2015. By Linda Geddes. Low-fat. Despite the popularity of low-fat milk, there has been little research into whether it offers any health

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We must act quickly to avoid a pandemic-related mental

We are already seeing the pandemic's effects on mental health, and we need to act urgently to avoid a full-blown crisis, says Sam Howells. Because of …

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Covid-19: Calls to mental health hotlines spiked during

Calls to mental health helplines rose by a third in covid-19 lockdowns. Though calls for mental health services spiked by 35 per cent early in the pandemic, the proportion of people seeking help

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How will the UK’s Universal Credit cut affect the health

By Jason Arunn Murugesu. Poverty is known to have wide-reaching effects on children’s health. Mor Egbar / EyeEm / Getty Images. Cuts to benefits this …

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Spin doctors: The truth behind health scare headlines

More articles about health This Tank Man image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power

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Why strength training may be the best thing you can do for

Why strength training may be the best thing you can do for your health. Building muscle reduces the risk of cancer and stroke, boosts brainpower, …

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Dog health: Feeding pet dogs just once a day might help

Dogs fed once a day are less likely to be diagnosed with age-related conditions than dogs fed more often, according to an analysis of surveys completed by 24,000 owners of …

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Covid-19 news: Unvaccinated have 14 times greater risk of

The announcement comes as a new study from the UK Health Security Agency finds that booster vaccines reduce the risk of symptomatic covid-19 …

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The Rosenhan experiment New Scientist

A mental health experiment that destroyed the world's faith in psychiatry. Dr. David Rosenhan. Duane Howell/Getty. By Susannah Cahalan. In January 1973, Science published a nine-page paper written

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Ageing world heads for health crisis New Scientist

Ageing world heads for health crisis. 5 May 1995. By Abi Berger. OLD people are getting a raw deal. While their numbers are increasing the world over, less money is …

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Red light therapy: Eyesight can improve after exposure to

Health 24 November 2021 By Clare Wilson. Eyesight naturally fades with age. Eko Agung Wahyudi / EyeEm. An unusual experimental treatment …

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Sleep Engineering: how to boost health and cognition while

The new Health and Wellbeing series from New Scientist events features four online talks (live and available on-demand) in October 2021 (Sleep Engineering), February (Brain Power), March and April

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How to keep your brain healthy: The 7 things you should do

Health 14 April 2021 By James Goodwin. Ben Giles. ONE sultry afternoon in 1862 in Luxor in Egypt, Edwin Smith was haggling with an antiquities dealer for an unknown papyrus.

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5 fruit and veg, 8 hours’ sleep: Should we trust daily

5 fruit and veg, 8 hours’ sleep: Should we trust daily health targets? Many of us aim for “recommended dailies” such as 10,000 steps, 2000 calories or 2 minutes of tooth brushing.

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The mental illness taboo is a problem for all of us New

The mental illness taboo is a problem for all of us. As celebrities become more open about their mental health problems, stigma still ensures most people conceal such illnesses, say two

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Biting back over the vegan substitutes health trap (1

Biting back over the vegan substitutes health trap (1) From David Aldred, Elloughton, East Yorkshire, UK. Veganism isn’t about human health, it is about animal health: if you don’t breed

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