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NI Water AUTUMN SAFETY WEEK – Events in support of Mental Health Awareness 2017
Men’s Sheds Information Day
Slimming Clubs January kick off
“Paths for All” - Workplace Walking
NI Water Sports & Social Club Cycling Group
WaterAid Just Water Challenge
Behind the headlines
One in three women don't attend cervical screening because of 'embarrassment'
Hopes raised for a blood test that may help spot 8 common cancers
Screening for breast cancer genes 'is cost-effective'
Getting fit may benefit obese people even if they don't lose weight
Statins 'safe' for children with genetic heart condition
Over half of 12-24 year olds have side effects from energy drinks, survey reports
Cycling 'doesn't cause sexual or urinary problems in men', survey finds
Weight management may reduce the need for type 2 diabetes medication
HRT may protect against depression in women going through menopause
Does 'just one cigarette at parties' turn into a daily habit?
Having more 'sweet dreams' may help with your 'sweet tooth'
Ibuprofen linked to testosterone problems
Do women fare worse than men after a heart attack?
Researchers call for routine mental health screening during pregnancy
Alcohol causes DNA damage in mice
Processed meats like bacon may increase breast cancer risk
Diabetes drug may help with memory loss in dementia
Eating leafy greens may help prevent memory loss
Sugary fruit juices and drinks linked to childhood asthma
Ginko may 'help boost brain recovery after stroke' researchers report
Can a daily cup of tea help prevent glaucoma?
Are larger wine glasses encouraging excessive alcohol consumption?
Gene therapy holds out prospect of haemophilia cure
People find smokers less physically attractive, study reports
Can shopping vouchers encourage new mums to breastfeed?
Education may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease
Denture wearers may have a risk of poor nutrition – but no link to frailty
Newer types of hormonal contraceptive may still carry small breast cancer risk
'Radical' low-calorie diet may help reverse type 2 diabetes
'1 in 4 nurses in England are obese,' survey finds
Can keeping your teeth clean protect against oesophageal cancer?
Eating 40g of cheese a day may reduce heart attack and stroke risk
Some type 1 diabetes cases in adults misdiagnosed as type 2
New drug shows promise for preventing migraines
One in 20 cancers linked to diabetes and being overweight
Mindfulness training may help you keep the weight off
Scarlet fever cases in England highest in 50 years
Pre-pregnancy obesity linked to childhood ADHD and autism
Computer-based treatment helps people with schizophrenia
Drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day may have some health benefits
Number of new heart failure cases in the UK is on the rise
Different alcoholic drinks may trigger different emotions; many of them negative
Could vitamin D help prevent rheumatoid arthritis?
Some cancer patients may be at risk of PTSD
Still no evidence brain training protects us against dementia
Probiotic studied to see if it lowers blood pressure in mice
Older mothers may benefit from being induced on their due date
Are grandparents bad for children's health?
Workplace bullying and violence 'risk factors' for type 2 diabetes
Smacking children linked to psychological problems in adulthood
Women who have received HPV vaccine may require fewer cervical screening tests
Daytime wounds may heal faster
IUD contraception linked to lower cervical cancer risk
Night-time eating linked to heart disease
Moderate physical activity linked to longer lifespan in older women
Group B streptococcus vaccine estimated to prevent 100,000 newborn deaths
Cancer treatment response may be affected by gut bacteria
Could a blood test in middle age predict dementia risk?
Nutrient drink for Alzheimer's has disappointing result in trial
Marriage may help lower dementia risk
Afternoon open heart surgery 'leads to fewer complications'
Report calls for better mental health support in the workplace
New genetic variants associated with breast cancer identified
Eating mushrooms at breakfast may help you feel fuller
Men who perform oral sex on women 'more at risk of mouth and throat cancers'
Worrying rise in reports of self-harm among teenage girls in UK
Thousands of studies could be flawed due to contaminated cells
'Magic mushrooms' may help 'reset' depressive brains, study claims
Pregnant women 'should avoid sleeping on back in last trimester'
Hormonal fertility tests 'waste of time and money'
Childhood obesity soars worldwide
Youngest children in school year 'more likely' to get ADHD diagnosis
Is schizophrenia risk 'around 80% genetic'?
Three quarters of honey samples contain pesticide traces
Vitamin D may prevent asthma worsening for some
Many new cancer drugs show 'no clear benefit', argues review
Study links vegetarian diet in pregnancy to substance abuse in offspring
Regularly skipping breakfast linked to hardening of the arteries
People with type 2 diabetes should 'save carbs for last'
Bedbugs thought to 'hitchhike' on dirty holiday laundry
Has measles really been 'eliminated' in the UK?
Rates of newly diagnosed HIV increasing in over-50s
High-precision radiotherapy for prostate cancer 'shows promise'
Sexual harassment in the workplace linked to depression
Any type of physical exercise is good for the heart
Lightning Process 'could help children with chronic fatigue syndrome', study claims
Many teenagers reporting symptoms of depression
Single-injection vaccine device still a long way off
Women more likely than men to lose interest in sex
Tattoo ink particles can spread into lymph nodes
No change to alcohol guidelines for pregnancy
Avoid eating just before your bedtime, study recommends
Could a Mediterranean diet be as good as drugs for acid reflux?
Drinks industry accused of downplaying 'alcohol-cancer risk'
Statins cut heart deaths in men by 28% finds study
Zika virus may be useful in treating brain tumours
Older babies 'sleep better' in their own room
One in 10 men aged 50 'have the heart of a 60-year-old'
New insight into how excess belly fat may increase cancer risk
Going to university may cut your risk of heart disease
Sitting for 20 minutes less a day won't make you 'more muscly'
Results of global fats and carbs study not very relevant for UK
Anti-inflammatory drug may help prevent heart attacks
Reports that 'women have more stamina' look a little weak
Could adding lithium to tap water reduce dementia levels?
10-minute walk a day app to tackle 'inactivity epidemic'
C-section mums warned about dangers of 'vaginal seeding'
Gum disease linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease
Vitamin C injections could play a role in treating blood cancers
'Junk food' may increase cancer risk in 'healthy weight' women
People who regularly groom their pubic hair at risk of injuries
'Alternative cancer therapies' may increase your risk of death
'Fat but fit' people may still be at risk of heart disease
Reports that antibacterials in pregnancy are 'harmful' unfounded
Gene editing brings pig organ transplant closer
Vitamin B3 found in Marmite not proven to prevent miscarriage
Saliva 'may speed healing' but 'kissing it better' probably won't
'Exercise pill' could potentially help people with heart failure
Software used to screen social media photos for depression signs
Alcohol linked to an increased risk of skin cancer
Diabetes drug may be helpful for Parkinson's disease
Gene editing used to repair diseased genes in embryos
Kitchen sponges may be a 'bacteria hotspot' – but no need to worry
Could discovery of 'fat switch' cure obesity?
More older adults 'may benefit from taking statins,' study reports
Calls for GPs to offer HIV screening in high-risk areas
Reports that frequent drinking prevents diabetes are inaccurate
Questions over advice to finish courses of antibiotics
Eye screening linked to fall in sight loss in people with diabetes
Western sperm counts 'halved' in last 40 years
'Buying time' and not just things may increase life satisfaction
Snoring link to Alzheimer’s disease unproven
Could cows be the clue that leads to an HIV vaccine?
Nine lifestyle changes may reduce risk of dementia
High-dose vitamin D 'doesn't prevent colds and flu in kids'
Benefits of artificial sweeteners unclear
Some types of vegetarian diet can raise heart disease risk
'Regular sex keeps you younger' claims are unsupported
Long working week 'may increase risk of irregular heartbeat'
House dust linked to obesity – but only in mice
Face-to-face bullying much more common than cyberbullying
Does coffee make you live longer?
Old meningitis B vaccine 'may also protect against gonorrhoea'
Does having a 'sense of purpose' in life help you sleep better?
WHO issues warning about rise of drug-resistant gonorrhoea
Frequent ejaculation may decrease prostate cancer risk
Researchers try to unknot Alzheimer's protein tangles
Toothpaste ingredient linked to antibiotic resistance
Heartburn drugs linked to premature death
Brain training app used to treat memory condition
Some women in the UK still unaware of cervical screening
Can magnesium help depression – or is it just a placebo?
Overweight teen boys have increased risk of stroke in later life
'Painless' flu vaccine skin patch shows promise
Middle-aged office workers 'sit down more' than OAPs
Can coffee machines and kettles spread toxic spores?
Does paracetamol taken in pregnancy affect masculinity?
Sex link to older people's brain power, says study
'Contaminated air' on planes linked to health problems
Cholesterol-lowering jab 'shows promise' for heart disease
Blood test may show if prostate cancer treatment is working
Is a new flu pandemic just three mutations away?
Obese mums more likely to give birth to babies with birth defects
Vegetarian dieting may lead to greater weight loss
Risk of aspirin-related bleeding is higher in the over-75s
Being overweight, not just obese, still carries serious health risks
Antibiotics and vitamin C could kill cancer cells
Owning a dog may encourage older people to exercise
An egg a day may prevent stunted growth in infants
Is white bread just as healthy as brown?
Even moderate drinking may damage the brain
Babies put into their own room at six months 'sleep longer'
TV in bedroom 'risk factor' for child obesity
'Everyday chemicals' linked to cancer
Cold water 'just as good as hot' for handwashing
Link between stress in pregnancy and ADHD unfounded
Parents' phone addiction may lead to child behavioural problems
Beta-blockers 'useless' for many heart attack patients, study reports
Fitness trackers' calorie measurements are prone to error
Expanding waistline linked to an increased risk of cancer
'Chocolate good for the heart' claims sadly too good to be true
Just half a glass of wine a day may increase breast cancer risk
Dementia saliva testing 'shows early promise'
Instagram 'ranked worst for mental health' in teen survey
Swallowable gastric balloon could help with weight loss
'Fat but fit' still at higher risk of heart disease
Lack of sleep knocks your social appeal, says research
Hope for plant-based contraceptive, study claims
Can fizzy water make you fat?
Keyhole knee surgery is 'waste of time' review finds
Yoga may bring long-term benefits for people with depression
Life expectancy for people with HIV now 'near normal'
Ibuprofen linked to increased risk of heart attacks
Review finds no link between dairy and heart attack or stroke risk
Evidence behind reports of new baldness cure is a little thin
Concerns about alleged 'harmful' arsenic levels in baby rice cakes
Blood test may lead to targeted therapy for prostate cancer
Low-gluten diet linked to heart attack risk
Statins side effects 'have been overstated', says study
Alternate-day fasting diets 'no better' than traditional dieting
Weak link between grandmums' smoking and autistic grandkids
Binge drinking could trigger abnormal heart rhythms
New glaucoma test could save millions from blindness
Regular exercise for the over-50s 'sharpens the mind'
Four cups of coffee 'not bad for health' suggests review
Children with regular bedtimes 'less likely to become obese'
Reported link between diet drinks and dementia and stroke is weak
Cycling commuters have lower rates of heart disease and cancer
Two older drugs could be 'repurposed' to fight dementia
Frog slime could protect us against future flu epidemic
Touchscreen-using toddlers may sleep less
Being either under or overweight may increase migraine risk
Could your tattoos put you at risk of heat stroke?
Daily diet of fresh fruit linked to lower diabetes risk
Brain cell reprogramming therapy shows promise for Parkinson's
Growing up with a pet may boost a baby's bacterial health
Tea not proven to 'shield you against dementia'
Antibiotic use linked to 'pre-cancerous' bowel changes
Morning after pill 'less reliable' for women over 11 stone
Loneliness may make cold symptoms feel worse
Electromagnetic fields link to motor neurone disease 'weak'
Exposure to electromagnetic fields linked to motor neurone disease
Brain implants allow paralysed man to feed himself
Can playing Tetris help prevent PTSD?
Breastfeeding 'doesn't boost children's intelligence'
Is bad luck the leading cause of cancer?
Modified protein promotes hair growth and fights ageing in mice
Moderate drinking may reduce heart disease risk
Mixing alcohol and energy drinks 'may be a risky cocktail'
The pill provides 'lifelong protection against some cancers'
Overweight young men 'more likely to get severe liver disease'
New drug shows promise in preventing heart attacks
Grandparents 'may be first to spot autism in a child'
Can yoga and breathing really help 'cure' depression?
Ibuprofen claimed to raise cardiac arrest risk by a third
New breast cancer drugs could help more than previously thought
Children's screen time linked to diabetes risk factors
Hair loss drugs linked with erectile dysfunction
Parents told to use pram covers to protect babies from air pollution
'Tooth loss link to increased risk of dementia'
Substance found in red wine 'helps fight ageing'
Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk of one type of breast cancer
Is red hair gene linked to increased risk of Parkinson's?
Artificial mouse embryos created
Regular activity may help some people stay 'fat and fit'
Wide range of cancers now linked to being overweight
Early warning signs of some cases of heart attacks 'being missed'
'Avoid fads and stick to diet guidelines,' say US heart experts
Does putting the clocks forward make IVF more likely to fail?
Fasting diet may help regenerate a diabetic pancreas
Link between herpes in pregnancy and autism is unconfirmed
Claims that coffee prevents dementia are lukewarm at best
Warning over babies sleeping in car seats
Does going on holiday help boost the immune system?
Women taking the contraceptive pill 'more likely to be depressed'
Ibuprofen-like painkillers linked to an increased risk of heart failure
Acne won't extend your life, but might delay signs of ageing
Could riding roller coasters help you pass kidney stones?
Gut bacteria may be linked to 'dangerous' body fat
Fitness trackers 'don't help you lose weight'
GM chemicals in cleaning products are 'potent allergens'
Men’s Sheds Information Day
Slimming Clubs January kick off
NI Water Sports & Social Club Cycling Group
New Year splash
CfCS Christmas Jumper Day
Jan 1st 2018
Jan 4th 2018
WaterAid Just Water Challenge
Jan 22nd 2018
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
Feb 1st 2018
National Heart Month
Feb 4th 2018
World Cancer Day
Independent Occupational Health
A balanced diet
Childhood health assessment
Five common running injuries
Addiction: what is it?