No Alcohol Safe To Drink, Global Study Confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. The researchers admit…

Smokers Better Off Quitting, Even With Weight Gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you’re still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Linked To Autism

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that can lead to a myriad of symptoms, including ovarian cysts and excess body hair. Now, research suggests that women with PCOS are also at a higher risk of having a baby with autism. PCOS affects about…

New Drug For Recurring Malaria

A new drug to treat malaria has been given the green light by authorities in the United States. The medicine is specifically for the recurring form of malaria – caused by the parasite plasmodium vivax – which makes 8.5 million people ill each year. This…

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