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Up to 30 per cent of mass-produced bread contains glyphosate, the 'safe' weedkiller that has been linked to cancer and liver disease—and now a major initiative is calling for the complete ban of the pesticide across the European Union.
Moderate alcohol drinking—which is around 10 small glasses of wine a week—does protect you against the most common diseases of the heart, such as angina, heart failure and stroke, but heavy drinking increases the risk, a major study has concluded.
If high cholesterol doesn’t cause heart disease (which it doesn’t), what does? The real culprit could be air pollution—from cars and industrial processes—as a major new study from China suggests.
Regular screening to catch cancer early may be good medical practice—but it doesn’t apply to prostate cancer. Men who are never screened are living as long as those who have annual check-ups, researchers have discovered.