Why a glass of red wine with your steak can LOWER cholesterol

Why a glass of red wine with your steak can LOWER cholesterol Red wine helps to prevent release of damaging compounds in dark meat that can raise cholesterolResearchers say may be the reason why red wine has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:19 GMT, 14 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:01 GMT, 15 January 2013 For those who dither over whether to have that glass of wine with dinner, it's good news.

Rare 500-year-old illustrated medical book shows doctors analysing urine to diagnose illness and brushing lice from a boy"s hair

Rare 500-year-old illustrated medical book shows doctors analysing urine to diagnose illness and brushing lice from a boy's hairEncyclopedia of knowledge and folklore on plants, animals and mineralsBook is on display for the first time at University of Aberdeen as part of the Pharmacopoeia exhibition | UPDATED: 06:38 GMT, 11 September 2012 'De Hortus Sanitatis': A rare book detailing some of the earliest European medical texts has gone on display at the University of Aberdeen A rare medieval book gives an insight into the bizarre medical practices used 500 years ago.

Red wine IS good for cutting blood pressure (but you need to take out the alcohol)

Red wine IS good for cutting blood pressure (but you need to take out the alcohol) | UPDATED: 06:55 GMT, 7 September 2012 The catch: Red wine is good for you…minus the alcohol The good news, for red wine lovers, is that it really can cut your blood pressure.

"Natural" tomatoes are packed with more disease-fighting antioxidants, claim scientists

Does it pay to eat organic 'Natural' tomatoes are packed with more disease-fighting antioxidants, claim scientists Organic tomatoes produce higher levels of antioxidants in response to more stressful growing conditions | UPDATED: 12:21 GMT, 4 July 2012 Better for you Organic tomatoes do contain higher levels of disease-fighting chemicals, say scientists It's an argument that continues to exercise consumers and growers across the UK – organic produce may be good for the environment, but is it any better for your health A new study has found that when it comes to tomatoes at least, it really may pay off to fork out for the more expensive organic produce.

Taking a daily vitamin pill could prevent skin cancer, scientists reveal

Taking a daily vitamin pill could prevent skin cancer, scientists reveal Hope: A daily vitamin pill could help prevent skin cancer – particularly among women, scientists have revealed A daily vitamin pill could help prevent skin cancer – particularly among women, it has emerged.