Issue : September 2010
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“Caffeine helps cut brain cancer risk,” said the Daily Express, reporting that a daily cup of tea or coffee can stop tumours growing by restricting blood flow to the brain.
The “contraceptive coil raises hope of delaying womb cancer”, reported the BBC.
“The winter flu jab may prevent heart attacks,” reported The Daily Telegraph.
A virus “could make children obese by attacking fat cells”, according to the Daily Mail.
A simple blood test is being developed that could save thousands of lives every year by predicting a person’s risk of getting heart disease and diabetes, reported the Daily Mail
The increased risk of breast cancer caused by a known genetic mutation may be altered by variations in other parts of the DNA, BBC News reported
Supplements to ease the pain of arthritis “do not work”, reported The Independent.
“Two glasses of milk each day will help [you] lose weight,” reported the Daily Express.
An artificial ovary “can mature human eggs” outside the body, according to The Daily Telegraph.
“Aspirin cuts bowel cancer risk by 22%: a tablet a day helps stop killer tumours forming,” read the headline in the Daily Mail.