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.
Woman loses all her teeth and develops rare bone disease after drinking too much TEA The 47-year-old from Michigan drank a pitcher of tea made from 100 tea bags every day for 17 yearsShe had her teeth removed and got pain in her bonesAn X-ray showed areas of very dense bone in her backWas diagnosed with skeletal fluorosis – caused by consuming too much fluoride, found in tea and water By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 17:51 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:39 GMT, 21 March 2013 An American woman who drank 100 tea bag’s worth of tea a day has lost all her teeth and been diagnosed with a rare bone disease.
Suffering from office aches and pains Try the dumbbell cure One hour a week of lifting small weights is enough to stop neck and shoulder stiffness | UPDATED: 00:52 GMT, 24 November 2012 Picking up a dumbbell could see off common aches and pains suffered by office workers.
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The GP who gave up fruit and veg to cure her aches and pains | UPDATED: 21:46 GMT, 16 July 2012 New thinking: Clare Morrison noticed her muscle pains depended on her diet A few years ago I started to feel unwell.
Diabetes can DOUBLE your risk of stroke, so why aren’t patients told to cut their blood pressure | UPDATED: 10:44 GMT, 5 June 2012 Gauging the problem: Many diabetics do not appreciate the importance of keeping their blood pressure down Adrian Scott was driving on a dual carriageway at 70 miles per hour when he felt a sensation like an electric shock strike his left side.
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.
Massages are good for you: Shoulder rub mimics effect of pain-killers at molecular level A soothing massage does more than relax aching muscles, scientists have discovered.
Struggle to get out of your chair Puffed-out on the stairs Could you be growing old before your time We all have those days when we feel much older than our age — but we usually bounce back after a good night’s sleep or taking it easy for a while. Far more insidious is the way certain bits of our bodies may actually be ageing much faster than they should or we expect them to, often without obvious warning. For instance, last week a report in the British Medical Journal suggested that our capacity for memory and reasoning can start to deteriorate from the age of just 45.