Midlife fitness cuts strokes

THE FITTER people are when they reach middle age, the less likely they are to suffer a later-in-life stroke, according to US re- search out last month. The findings, published in a journal of the American Heart Association, are based on a study of nearly 20,000 adults aged 45 to 50. The individuals, 79 per […]

Importance of hydration

Holistic health and nutrition coach and food blogger Farhana choudhury gives some key advice and recipes for Ramadan. Up your fluid intake Muslims fast from dawn to sunset every day during the holy month of Ramadan. the ninth month in the lunar islamic calendar falls during summer in the UK this year and it is […]

Cancer link to financial crisis

THE global financial crisis may have caused an additional 500,000 cancer deaths from 2008-2010, a new study said last week, with patients locked out of treatment because of unemployment and healthcare cuts. “We estimate that the economic crisis was associated with over 260,000 excess cancer deaths in the OECD (34-member Organisa- tion for Economic Co- […]