Sweet! Just in time for Easter, scientists find chocolate cuts risk of stroke

Sweet! Just in time for Easter, scientists find chocolate cuts risk of stroke By Simon Murphy PUBLISHED: 22:28 GMT, 23 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:28 GMT, 23 March 2013 Just in time for Easter, it's the news chocolate lovers have dreamt of – official confirmation that their favourite guilty pleasure can be good for you.

Groundbreaking Alzheimer"s vaccine could cut cases by half and be first step towards finding cure

Groundbreaking Alzheimer's vaccine could cut cases by half and be first step towards finding cureJab creates antibodies and has few side effects Dementia affects 820,000 people in the UK | UPDATED: 10:02 GMT, 8 June 2012 A groundbreaking vaccine that could cut cases of Alzheimer's disease by half has been discovered.

Washing up, cooking and cleaning can "reduce Alzheimers risk even in those over 80"

Washing up, cooking and cleaning can 'reduce Alzheimers risk even in those over 80' | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 19 April 2012 Washing up, cooking and cleaning can help reduce the risk of Alzheimers even in those over 80, a study has claimed.

Multiple sclerosis sufferers who take omega-3 fish oil supplements may be wasting their time

Multiple sclerosis sufferers who take omega-3 fish oil supplements may be wasting their time | UPDATED: 20:52 GMT, 16 April 2012 New research has suggested there is no benefit to multiple sclerosis sufferers who take omega-3 fish oil supplements to help prevent the disease causing further damage.

Eating berries can cut men"s risk of Parkinson"s disease by 40 per cent

Eating berries can cut men's risk of Parkinson's disease by 40 per cent Those who ate berries one a week could cut their risk of developing the brain disease by a quarter | UPDATED: 00:32 GMT, 5 April 2012 Eating strawberries, blue- berries, blackcurrants and blackberries could help to protect against Parkinson’s disease, researchers suggest.

Could eating more cheese and milk make you brainier?

Fat lot of good: How eating more cheese and milk could make you brainier Those who regularly consumed dairy performed better on tests of mental ability than their peers Are you feeding your brain the right kind of fatty diet Dairy products such as cheese and milk are among the most reviled of foods, with many experts saying their links to heart disease and obesity mean we should shun them when possible.

People who have trouble sleeping twice as likely to suffer memory problems in old age

People who have trouble sleeping twice as likely to suffer memory problems in old age People who have trouble sleeping are more likely to suffer memory problems when they are older, according to a new study.