Green Mediterranean (‘green Med’) diet may be even better for health

A green Mediterranean (‘green Med’) diet, containing even more plant matter and very little red meat or poultry, may be even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version—at least in men—suggests research published online in the journal Heart. The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is linked to a lower risk of […]

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Taking the Pill may cut risk of severe asthma bouts in women of reproductive age

Taking the Pill may cut the risk of severe bouts of asthma in women of reproductive age with the respiratory condition, finds a large long term study published online in the journal Thorax. But the observed protective effect is relatively small, and doesn’t include progestogen only hormonal contraceptives, the findings indicate. Female sex hormones are […]

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