Most office KITCHENS are dirtier than the toilets, with kettles and microwaves the germiest places Half of kitchen surfaces are contaminated with dangerous levels of coliforms – bacteria in faecesThese bacteria can cause gastrointestinal diseases25 per cent of draining boards, 30 per cent of microwaves, 40 per cent of kettles also contaminated By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 17:26 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:26 GMT, 23 April 2013 Workplace kitchens are dangerously dirty, to the point that they could cause illness, new research suggests.
Drinking too much Head to the gym: Exercise can repair damage to the brain caused by alcohol Aerobic exercise such as jogging may alleviate some of the white-matter damage caused by heavy drinkingExercise can slow cognitive decline related with age By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 20:04 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:04 GMT, 16 April 2013 Working out can help former heavy drinkers limit the damage alcohol has done to their brain.
Two teas a day reduces prostate cancer risk 'by a third', but coffee offers no benefit Regular tea drinks 37 per cent less likely to develop a tumour Study carried out by scientists at Maastricht University in the NetherlandsNearly 40,000 cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed every year in the UK By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 01:47 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 27 March 2013 Men who drink at least two cups of tea a day could slash their risk of prostate cancer by more than a third, according to new research.
Binge drinking 'can harm brains within months and turn social drinkers into alcohol abusers'Teenagers and young people are the most vulnerable to early changes in brain | UPDATED: 00:39 GMT, 16 October 2012 Binge drinking can damage the brain within months and turn social drinkers into alcohol abusers, researchers warn.
Six cups of coffee a day 'cuts risk of both womb and prostate cancer' | UPDATED: 12:54 GMT, 14 October 2012 The effects were seen regardless of whether regular or decaffeinated coffee was consumed Women who drink four to six cups of coffee a day are less likely to suffer from womb cancer, while men who drink this amount are less likely to suffer prostate cancer, according to a study using 117,000 volunteers.
Young adults from Manchester and Merseyside are heaviest teen drinkers in Europe, finds study of 26 cities 55% of young teenagers in Merseyside and 50% of those in Greater Manchester drank heavily compared to the EU city average of 33%However Mancunians ate considerably more fruit and vegetables than EU average while Liverpudlians smoked less By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 16:39 GMT, 17 September 2012 | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 17 September 2012 Too much, too young: Teenage heavy drinking rates are high in the north of England Teenagers living in the north of England are among the heaviest underage drinkers in Europe, according to a study of 26 European cities.
Heavy drinking rewires brain making it harder for boozers to recover from traumatic experiences | UPDATED: 11:46 GMT, 3 September 2012 Doctors have long recognized a link between alcoholism and anxiety disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
Six cups of coffee a day could cut the risk of bowel cancer by 40 per cent Those who drank four cups of coffee a day saw their risk of a tumour drop by about 15 per centTea lovers did not see any reduction in risk | UPDATED: 15:51 GMT, 28 August 2012 Drinking several cups of coffee every day can significantly reduce the risk of bowel cancer, new research shows.
Women who drink five cups of coffee a day 'halve' their chance of successful IVF treatment Drinking five or more cups of coffee 'reduces clinical pregnancy rate by 50% and the live birth rate by 40%' | UPDATED: 10:18 GMT, 3 July 2012 Women who drink five or more cups of coffee a day halve their chance of successful IVF treatment, according to a study.
Two cups of coffee a day can reduce the risk of heart failure (but five are bad for you) | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 27 June 2012 Two mugs of coffee a day could help keep the heart healthy.