This week brings news that whether you take a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen for a week, a month or longer, you still increase your risk of heart attack.
Many of us can't imagine a good night out (or in) without a glass or two of wine. Worryingly, the fastest growing group of 'hazardous' drinkers is women in their mid-40s to mid-60s. More worrying still, many don't know they have a problem until it's too late.
Everyone itches now and again, usually due to insect bites, eczema, allergy, or irritation from something you've touched. Sometimes itching can be a sign of more serious illness - so how can you tell the difference?
NHS data shows the number of children referred for sleep problems has increased ten-fold in the last decade - but is this rise linked to the increase rates of diagnosis of depression among young people too?
New research in the USA shows that age adjusted death rates - a technique used to compare expected death rates among very different groups - stopped dropping in 2010 and actually started increasing in 2015, bucking worldwide trends.
Regular eye tests can not only detect the warning signs of cataract and glaucoma, they can also spot changes related to high blood pressure, diabetes and other medical conditions.