If you’ve got good vision, it’s easy to be complacent about your eye health. But if you don’t care for your eyes, you may not see so well forever. We spoke to Dr Shanel Sharma, eye specialist and surgeon from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, toRead 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 →

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 →

Modern diet advice has turned “carb” into a four-letter word, but the recipe for longevity may include lots of carbohydrates if you consider the lifestyle of some of the world’s healthiest super agers. For centuries, the residents in Okinawa, Japan — a “blue zone” where many people live to 100 and beyondRead More →