Two teas a day reduces prostate cancer risk "by a third", but coffee offers no benefit

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.

Parents can HALVE their baby"s risk of asthma if they avoid exposing them to house dust, nuts, eggs and dairy products

Parents can HALVE their baby's risk of asthma if they avoid exposing them to house dust, nuts, eggs and dairy products Findings contradict the 'hygiene hypothesis' that exposure to allergens and germs boosts immunity 11% of children protected from allergens such as nuts and dairy products developed asthmaCompared to 27% of those exposed to the allergens By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 16:56 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:56 GMT, 21 March 2013 Protecting babies from highly allergenic foods and dust mites in their first year of life can prevent the development of asthma during childhood, a new study has discovered.

Alcohol is "responsible for four per cent of cancer deaths" but doctors are failing to emphasise the risks, warn experts

Alcohol is 'responsible for 4% of cancer deaths' but doctors are failing to emphasise the risks, warn expertsStudy by Department of Medicine at Boston University Medical CentreFound that reducing alcohol intake reduces the risk of developing cancerResearchers found that alcohol resulted in around 20,000 U.S.

Christmas gift ideas: The thinking couple"s sex guide, a 450 gym bag, a Paul smith back-care chair

The thinking couple's sex guide, a 450 gym bag, a Paul Smith back-care chair: Gifts to give you the feelgood factor | UPDATED: 10:39 GMT, 2 December 2012 Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for your fitness freak friend Is your mother in need of some tender love and skincare Maybe your partner need to spend a bit more time thinking about sex Our experts on body and mind have compiled the ultimate list of what they want for Christmas this year…

While Mary Berry and co take a break, the search is on for Britain"s best bakery

While Mary Berry and co take a break, the search is on for Britain's best bakery – and it's going to get heated! | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 23 November 2012 For those left with a gaping hole in their lives after John Whaite’s magnificent Heaven and Hell cake brought the curtain down on the latest series of The Great British Bake Off, there’s reason to rejoice.

Hope for new anti-ageing drugs as scientists find way to reverse muscle wastage in later life

Hope for new anti-ageing drug after scientists reverse muscle wastage in old mice Chemical used to block muscle weakening in old miceCould lead to drug that keeps elderly strong and fit | UPDATED: 04:14 GMT, 27 September 2012 Drugs could one day be used to reverse the muscle-wasting effects of ageing, new research suggests.

Organ donor website with X-Factor style appeals for a life-saving kidney coming to UK

Organ donor website with X-Factor style appeals for a life-saving kidney coming to UK PUBLISHED: 17:15 GMT, 30 August 2012 | UPDATED: 17:15 GMT, 30 August 2012 A controversial U.S website that allows people who need a kidney to plead directly for a donor online is launching in the UK.