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High schoolers who don’t date are less depressed than their counterparts who do, study says

But a recent study published in the Journal of School Health reveals that adolescents who choose not to date fare as well as, or better than, their coupled counterparts in social and leadership skills. They’re also less depressed. “We know that romantic relationships are very common among adolescents — in fact, a majority have been… Read More »

High blood pressure drugs to be offered to thousands more

New guidelines on diagnosing high blood pressure could mean thousands more people benefiting from treatment in England and Wales. Health bosses say offering blood-pressure-lowering drugs to more people with stage-1 hypertension would help to cut heart attacks and strokes. In total, about 450,000 men and 270,000 women could now qualify for the drugs. But some… Read More »

High fibre diets make for healthier lives

People who eat lots of high-fibre and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fibre, a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fibre eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »