Atlanta, Georgia | A new study published in Psychosomatic Medicine has found that a healthy diet can reduce the symptoms associated with depression. The study, conducted at the University of Manchester, analysed health data from almost 46,000 people. The analysis was a meta-review, or a study of previously conducted scientific studies. “Cutting back on fast-foods andRead More →

There’s been an increase in the number of U.S. women diagnosed with a deadly cancer caused by textured breast implants, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The number of women with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lyphoma (BIA-ALCL) now stands at 457, compared with 414 in the last report, the FDA’sRead More →

Arsenal fans were among those whose health improved by taking part in the EuroFIT programme. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian Men who love their football club enough to attend lifestyle advice sessions at its stadium lost weight, ate more healthily and reduced their risk of dying, according to a study. Fans ofRead More →

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms of depression. Dr Joseph Firth, an Honorary Research fellow at The University of Manchester and Research Fellow at NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University,Read More →

Patients with type 2 diabetes should be prescribed physical activity to control their blood sugar and also to improve heart health, recommends a position paper from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology. The paper provides practical recommendations for doctors on how to motivate patients to incorporate physical activity into their daily routine,Read More →

A lot of people go on diets with one goal in mind: to lose weight. But if the diet is a sustainable one, its benefits often extend beyond shedding pounds. Many people find this to be the case with the Mediterranean diet, which mimics traditional eating patterns of people whoRead More →

In a recent study, researchers have compared the effects of a plant-based meal with those of a meal that includes animal-derived products on a person’s health. The study concludes that vegan meals may help a person stay healthy and manage weight gain. New research shows how plant-based meals contribute toRead More →