Survey finds poor awareness of cancer risk factors

A survey conducted at University College Cork in conjunction with Breakthrough Cancer Research and the Irish Cancer Society has found poor awareness of cancer risk factor among Irish people.

31/05/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

Link between lack of sleep and risk of obesity and diabetes

New research has shown that a lack of sleep or disrupted sleep patterns may lead to an increased risk of obesity and diabetes.

24/05/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

Association between drinking coffee and living longer

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has looked at the association between drinking coffee and risk of death among 402,260 people aged between 50 and 71 years.

21/05/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

The effect of labelling food as ‘low in salt’

New research published in Public Health Nutrition has looked at the effect of front-of-pack labels on people’s taste perception and use of table salt for currently available and sodium-reduced soups.

21/05/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

Pregnancy and weight

New research is placing an emphasis on achieving a healthy weight both before and during pregnancy.

21/05/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

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