Tagged: health


Grey hair gene discovered by scientists

Scientists have pinpointed a gene responsible for grey hair – a discovery that could lead to new ways of delaying or preventing this natural sign of ageing, they say in Nature Communications. Hair dyes...


Moments of joy ‘can damage heart’

The emotional stress that causes chest pains and breathlessness can occur in moments of joy as well as anger, grief and fear, a Swiss study suggests. Three-quarters of cases of takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a change...


BHF response to new alcohol guidelines

Today, Dame Sally Davies and fellow UK Chief Medical Officers have published new guidelines for alcohol consumption. British Heart Foundation (UK) – Among the new recommendations to keep any health risks low: Men should not drink...