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Low blood pressure linked to high mortality in older adults

that found a link between low blood pressure and higher mortality rates. A largescale study led by the University of Exeter, published in Age and Ageing and funded by NIHR, analysed 415,980 electronic medical records of older adults in England. The research was conducted after some countries have changed blood pressure guidelines to encourage clinicians… Read More »

Plastic additive linked to excessive reproductive abnormalities

Double trouble Colaiácovo’s lab had previously adapted a strategy in which C. elegans eggs glowed green if they developed abnormal numbers of chromosomes. In people, such abnormalities cause more than 35 percent of miscarriages and 4 percent of stillbirths, as well as infertility and conditions such as Down syndrome. In 2019, Colaiácovo used the worms to quickly screen… Read More »

New research finds drinking tea on a regular basis is linked to a longer life

Stick on the kettle.  Listen up tea lovers, as new research has shown that regular tea consumption is linked to a longer and healthier life. The study as reported in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, found that drinking tea at least three times a week can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve… Read More »

High levels of air pollution seem to be linked to early miscarriages

By Jessica Hamzelou Exposure to air pollution may affect the development of a fetusEdward Wong/South China Morning Post via Getty Images High levels of air pollution may increase the chance of a missed miscarriage, according to data from pregnant women living and working in Beijing, China. “We have clear evidence and accumulating knowledge that there… Read More »

Study reveals bacon butties, burgers and hotdogs 'NOT linked to early deaths'

Bacon butties, burgers and hotdogs will not lead to early deaths, experts claim. A scientific study of 54,000 people failed to find any link between red and processed meats and the risk of heart disease, diabetes or cancer. And experts say it is safe to enjoy the foodstuffs three or four times a week in… Read More »