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Health in the news - 2009

January 2009

9 January 2009 Obesity ups risk of ovarian cancer after menopause
16 January 2009 Mouthwash cancer link questioned
23 January 2009 Relaxed and outgoing people less likely to develop dementia
29 January 2009 Aspirin potential for liver treatment

February 2009

5 February 2009 Flying not for the faint-hearted
12 February 2009 Jury out on 'brain training' games
20 February 2009 Most mums-to-be don't follow health advice
28 February 2009 Healthy lifestyles halve risk of stroke

March 2009

6 March 2009 Obesity "as hazardous as smoking" in young men
13 March 2009 Is temperature a trigger for headaches and migraine?
20 March 2009 Vegetarians more likely to get bowel cancer?
27 March 2009 Surprise findings for cancer drugs - but only in mice

April 2009

3 April 2009 Statins may prevent blood clots
9 April 2009 Nutrition on the menu across the UK
17 April 2009 Time to face our fears
24 April 2009 Don't go overboard on oily fish say experts
30 April 2009 ASD genetics uncovered
30 April 2009 Swine influenza health news alert

May 2009

8 May 2009 Binge drinking rises in women
14 May 2009 Study heralds brighter future for psoriasis treatment
22 May 2009 Later retirement could delay the onset of dementia
28 May 2009 Study sheds light on 'obesity paradox'

June 2009

5 June 2009 An aspirin a day doesn't always keep the doctor away
11 June 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) update
19 June 2009 Self-administered test for Alzheimer's disease trialled
26 June 2009 Weight loss surgery may reduce cancer risk

July 2009

3 July 2009 Keep cool to limit heatwave health risks
30 July 2009 Sunbeds reclassified as cancer-causing
10 July 2009 Local anaesthetic during a caesarean reduces need for painkillers
17 July 2009 Catch 22 for obese children
23 July 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) latest: pregnancy advice and vaccines

August 2009

7 August 2009 "Use it or lose it" say experts in the fight against dementia
14 August 2009 'Powerful effects' of healthy living on disease prevention
21 August 2009 Protect young eyes in the sun
28 August 2009 Low-carbohydrate diets may harm your arteries

September 2009

4 September 2009 Exercise is the key to keeping weight off
9 September 2009 Big thighs lower coronary heart disease risk
14 September 2009 Alzheimer genes discovery could herald new treatments
14 September 2009 C vitamin potential
16 September 2009 Chocoholics take heart
18 September 2009 Green tea, good for your bones?
21 September 2009 Monkeys help humans to see in full colour
23 September 2009 Alcohol may reduce brain injury risk
25 September 2009 Smoking bans reduce heart attacks
28 September 2009 Concerns grow over prostate cancer screening
30 September 2009 Do working mums harm children's health?

October 2009

2 October 2009 Breaking news for people with diabetes
5 October 2009 Stress can cause strokes
7 October 2009 Mediterranean diet could help prevent depression
9 October 2009 Reaction to asthma medicines linked to genes
13 October 2009 Cancer in childhood affects likelihood of marriage
14 October 2009 Reducing stomach pain is child's play
16 October 2009 Bridging the gap to a healthy retirement
19 October 2009 Green living improves health
22 October 2009 Internet search engines boost brain power
23 October 2009 Exercise therapy offers relief to knee pain sufferers
28 October 2009 Video gamers have trouble focusing

November 2009

2 November 2009 Lifestyle changes may be the best way to prevent diabetes
2 November 2009 Get on your bike to reduce risk of prostate cancer
9 November 2009 Could green tea be key in the fight against cancer?
11 November 2009 'Good cholesterol' may help in the fight against cancer
13 November 2009 Walk faster, live longer, say experts
19 November 2009 Don't panic, a little anxiety could be good for you, but depression is as bad as smoking
20 November 2009 Could heavy drinking help men's hearts?
24 November 2009 Progress towards possible Down's syndrome treatment
26 November 2009 Cut salt intake, warn experts

December 2009

1 December 2009 Apple-shape may increase risk of dementia
2 December 2009 Exercise warning for middle-aged
4 December 2009 Fitter, faster, stronger, smarter?
9 December 2009 Is childhood obesity linked to your genes?
9 December 2009 Wake up and smell the coffee, not the smoke
16 December 2009 Swine flu in England less deadly than first feared
16 December 2009 Dishing the dirt on childhood infection
19 December 2009 Does coffee and tea hold the key to preventing diabetes?
19 December 2009 Genetics of two common cancers uncovered
22 December 2009 Vitamin D shown to reduce risk of cancer

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