3,000yo Egyptian cheese infected with deadly disease unearthed at ancient burial site

Connoisseurs say that the taste of cheese improves with age – but what if it was left to age for 3,200 years? Archaeologists in Egypt now have the chance to find out, but it comes with an unexpected bonus: deadly ancient bacteria. A team from the University of Catania in Italy found the cheese at […]

Parkinson’s disease – the 99p snack you should eat everyday to boost brain health

Parkinson’s disease is a condition where the brain becomes progressively more damaged over time. It’s caused by a loss of nerve cells in part of the brain. The nerve cells are responsible for producing dopamine, a chemical that sends messages between the brain and nervous system. Making some small diet changes could help to reduce […]

Lyme disease symptoms: Five signs you’ve been bitten – but is it vaccine preventable?

Lyme disease symptoms are important to spot – the earlier it’s diagnosed, the easier it is to treat. The disease is spread by infected ticks. A simple bite can lead to facial nerve paralysis, arthritis and meningitis if it’s left untreated. So what are the first signs to look out for, how can it be […]

Prostate cancer symptoms: Five toilet habits to look for to indicate the deadly disease

PROSTATE cancer symptoms usually don’t become apparent until the disease has progressed. While certain signs may not mean you definitely have the cancer, they shouldn’t be ignored. There are five things to look out for when you go to the toilet to indicate you have this type of cancer.

Prostate cancer symptoms: Five toilet habits to look for to indicate the deadly disease

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, but because the disease develops slowly, there may be no signs you have it for many years. Symptoms often only become apparent when the prostate is large enough to affect the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the penis), […]