Four out of five prostate cancer patients in Ireland showed no symptoms when they were diagnosed, new research shows

Four out of five Irish men with prostate cancer showed no symptoms when they were diagnosed with the disease, according to new research. The research funded by the health charity, The Movember Foundation, looked at 4,800 patients who were diagnosed with the disease in 2016 and 2017. The study, carried out by the Irish Prostate […]

Thousands are told in A&E they have cancer

More than 3,000 patients a year are only finding out they have cancer when they attend a hospital A&E department. The alarming revelation comes as new figures show cancer has overtaken heart disease as the biggest killer. More than 41,000 new patients are diagnosed with cancer annually including non-invasive forms of the disease, according to […]

Thousands are told in A&E they have cancer

More than 3,000 patients a year are only finding out they have cancer when they attend a hospital A&E department. The alarming revelation comes as new figures show cancer has overtaken heart disease as the biggest killer. More than 41,000 new patients are diagnosed with cancer annually including non-invasive forms of the disease, according to […]

A new study suggests that while fasting diets might help with weight loss, they could increase your risk of diabetes – and the 5:2 author has responded

There has been conflicting evidence on the long-term effects of intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting has rapidly grown in popularity in recent years. The jury’s still out in the science world as to the long-term health effects of the regime. A new study on rats suggests that while fasting may help to achieve weight loss, it may also […]