Children must avoid bright screens before sleeping

09 September 2019
Bright lights of tablets, phones, TVs make it harder to sleep, says doctor studying sleep disorders. Proktolog.az reports citing Anadolu Agency. "Exposure to the…

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavoured e-cigarettes

05 September 2019
Michigan has become the first US state to ban flavoured e-cigarettes as part of efforts to curb youth vaping. Proktolog.az reports citing BBC. The…

Cancer ‘biggest middle-age killer in rich nations’

04 September 2019
Cancer now causes more deaths among the middle-aged in higher-income countries than cardiovascular disease, a study suggests. Proktolog.az reports citing foreign media. Globally, heart…

Why red wine could be good for your gut – in moderation

02 September 2019
Red wine could be good for the gut, increasing the number of different types of helpful bacteria that can live there, according to researchers.…

Study firms up diet and depression link

27 August 2019
In an unusual experiment, James Cook University researchers have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten…

Fish oil pills ‘no benefit’ for type 2 diabetes

24 August 2019
People with type 2 diabetes "should not be encouraged" to take omega-3 fish oil supplements, researchers from the University of East Anglia say. Proktolog.az…

High blood pressure in mid-30s may pose risk to brain health

22 August 2019
People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life, says a study. Proktolog.az reports citing BBC.…

‘Hundreds’ seek private clinics for medical cannabis

19 August 2019
Hundreds of people in the UK are turning to private clinics for medical cannabis, BBC News has been told. Proktolog.az reports citing BBC. Since…

Vaginal bacteria linked to ovarian cancer

11 July 2019
Having too few "friendly" vaginal bacteria may increase a woman's chance of ovarian cancer, and swabs can be used to spot this, say researchers.…