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All forms of hormonal contraception increase a woman's risk of breast cancer—and that's also true for the 'safer' progesterone-only pill, a major new study has found.
Drinking plenty of green tea every day—ideally two or more cups—reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.
Are routine mammograms to detect breast cancer actually worth having? When you weigh up the low number of lives they're saving, and the high number of false cases they're detecting, it's all very marginal, a new study has concluded.
Some of the world's most common drugs for high blood pressure (hypertension) 'significantly' increase the risk of skin cancer, new research has discovered.
Standard medical theory maintains that saturated fats from our diet cause heart disease—but, far from causing it, new research has discovered that eating a little piece of cheese every day lowers your chances of ever getting the disease or suffering a stroke.
It's been said often enough, and it's true: breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Eating plenty of carbs before noon helps reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, researchers have discovered.
The sugar industry suppressed evidence for nearly 50 years ago that processed sugars could cause heart disease and some cancers.