What are the top 10 Health Threats for 2019

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You have no doubt seen that WHO (World Health Organization) have published a list of the top 10 health threats that we face in 2019. The alpha source is this WHO listing here, let’s take a look. Ten threats to global health in 2019 Their publication of this list is of course intended to highlight … Read moreWhat are the top 10 Health Threats for 2019

Do Religious people live longer?

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You might have perhaps observed headlines such as these popping up this week … Evening Standard … Religiously observant people live longer than atheists, study finds Independent … Religious people live four years longer than atheists, study finds etc… So what is the story here, what did this study that they refer to actually do, and did … Read moreDo Religious people live longer?

Climate Change is impacting Human Health

The Medical Society Consortium has published a report that lays out the impact that Climate Change is already having on human health. Who? They have an about page. There they explain … The mission of the Consortium is to inform the public and policymakers about the harmful health effects of climate change on Americans, as well as … Read moreClimate Change is impacting Human Health

How can you have a truly healthy heart?

Is it possible to simply change your lifestyle and diet in order to gain a heart that has no clogged up arteries right into old age? The BBC reports on the results of a new study that confirm that the answer is yes,  … The healthiest hearts in the world have been found in the … Read moreHow can you have a truly healthy heart?

Is Coffee good or bad for you and does it cause cancer?

Did you know that coffee was part of the Group 2b list of foods that are “carcinogenic to humans”? (Group 2b meant that officially it “possibly” caused cancer). Well if you did, and still drank it, then you can now rest a tad easier. This is because WHO have now removed it from that list. You can … Read moreIs Coffee good or bad for you and does it cause cancer?

Top 5 sources of good reliable health information

If you just want the list, its at the end, so feel free to skip directly there. In today’s UK Guardian, David Colquhoun, a pharmacologist at UCL who also blogs about pseudoscience and quackery at dcscience.net, has a fabulous article that discusses all the heath-related scams we are exposed to each and every day. If time permits, I do highly … Read moreTop 5 sources of good reliable health information