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Social media linked to negative body image

GB news 24 desk// Constantly swiping through photos on Facebook or Instagram can result in negative perception of the physical self, finds a study. It is no secret that social media can blur the lines on what's real and what's…

4 cups of coffee daily can lower risk of type 2 diabetes

GB news 24 desk// Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day can lower your risk of developing Type-2 diabetes by nearly 25 per cent, suggests a study. The effect of coffee consumption on Type-2 diabetes was found in both men and…

Experts reveal health benefits of eating nuts

GB news 24 desk// Turns out, eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular benefits. Two separate studies presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific…

Skin cancer deaths rates soar, mostly for men: study

Gb news24 desk// Skin cancer deaths among men have soared in wealthy nations since 1985, with mortality rates among women rising more slowly or even declining, researchers told a medical conference in Glasgow Sunday. Reasons for the…

World Smile Day: 5 mood-boosting foods to make you smile

Gb news24 desk// You may think a slice of pizza or a bowl of chips will cheer you up. But the truth is that if you’re looking for more sustainable boosts to your emotional well-being, there are better ways to eat yourself happy. There…

Aspirin can reduce liver cancer risk: Study

Gb news24 desk// Taking two or more aspirin tablets a week can help reduce the risk of developing primary liver cancer, also called hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to a research. HCC is usually diagnosed at a late stage,…

Alcohol-related brain damage at 10-year high

GB news 24 desk// The number of people admitted to hospital in Scotland with alcohol-related brain damage has reached a 10-year high. A total of 661 people required treatment for brain injury after alcohol misuse between 2016-17,…