Tag Archives: Risk

Spicy ingredients in curry linked to lowering risk of cancer and heart disease

Brits have been tucking into curries for comfort during the pandemic. One survey showed orders for Indian takeaways doubled after Covid-19 hit. And the good news is that when chosen wisely, curry can be a hot tonic for your body. Experts say that spicy ingredients can help lower your risk of everything from cancer to… Read More »

Coronavirus: Survivors ‘at risk of PTSD’

People who were seriously ill in hospital with coronavirus need to be urgently screened for post-traumatic stress disorder, leading doctors say. The Covid Trauma Response Working Group, led by University College London and involving experts from south-east England, said those who had been in intensive care were most at risk. The experts said regular check… Read More »

Cholesterol under-treatment a heart risk

Nearly half of Australians with heart disease aren’t getting enough treatment for their dangerously high cholesterol levels. Women with heart disease struggled even more than men to get their cholesterol under control. The new report from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute released on Wednesday warned cholesterol had cost Australia $ 1.55 billion in lost… Read More »