Be well magazine

Our Be Well magazine displays articles from across a range of health and well-being topics, including specialist expert articles interpreting latest medical advances and research from The Lancet.

dementia

Plaque busting drug shows early promise in preventing Alzheimer's

"A revolutionary drug that could stop people from ever developing Alzheimer's disease has been unveiled," the Daily Mail reports. The drug, aducanumab, encourages the immune system to attack the abnormal plaques of protein linked to Alzheimer's disease…

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Bus

Being sick of the daily commute could be affecting your health

"Why your commute is killing you: stressful rush-hour journeys are shortening commuters' lifespans," The Sun reports after the Royal Society for Public Health published a report arguing that commuting can negatively impact both physical and mental health…

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sleep

Researchers may have found an 'antidepressant roadblock'

"Hope for faster treatment for depression after scientists discover why antidepressants can take months to work," the Mail Online reports. New research suggests manipulating the brain's Gα protein may accelerate the effect of the drugs...

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plant protine

Swapping animal protein for plant protein 'may improve health'

"Ditch sausages for a longer life," The Telegraph advises after a new study found swapping animal sources of protein in favour of plant sources was linked to a longer lifespan…

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female

Vaginal douching 'linked to increased ovarian cancer risk'

"Women who douche are almost twice as likely to get ovarian cancer," Metro reports after a study of more than 40,000 women from the US and Puerto Rico found a significant link…

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drinking

Smokers who try to quit 'drink less alcohol', too

"How quitting smoking can be good for your liver: Those who have given up cigarettes 'drink less alcohol too'," the Mail Online reports. The news follows an analysis of two ongoing studies that aimed to…

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Fish

Eating oily fish 'may boost bowel cancer survival'

"Oily fish may reduce risk of death from bowel cancer, study suggests," reports The Telegraph. US research found people with bowel cancer who increased their intake of oily fish after diagnosis were less likely to die from the condition...

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Stroke

'Nine out of 10 strokes preventable,' claims study

"Nine out of 10 strokes preventable if people follow 10 health rules," The Daily Telegraph reports. The news comes from a large study that found the top 10 risk factors for stroke are preventable...

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thumb

Thumb sucking and nail biting not key to preventing child allergies

"Children who suck their thumbs and bite their nails suffer fewer allergies, study finds," The Daily Telegraph reports. Researchers have reported a link between these common childhood habits and a lower rate of positive allergy tests…

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