A study of the health benefits of oysters

By: Claire AitkenThe health benefits and harms of oyster consumption have long been hotly debated, with many claiming the meat is a healthier option than fish or even vegetables.However, a new study from the University of Queensland has found that oysters can be a good source of iron, and can even boost the levels of …

How to avoid getting cancer with a vitamin B12 supplement

A new study finds that a vitamin D supplement may reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer by as much as 25%.The research, which was published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, also found that men who take the supplement may have a 20% reduced risk of dying from prostate cancer, and a 20-fold …

Why is it that men who don’t drink too much are less likely to get cancer?

The average American male consumes about five glasses of wine a year, and if you drink it regularly, you’ll likely have your own version of the “wine effect”.But what if the effect is a little different for men?Here’s why: Wine is alcohol, so it contains a range of harmful substances, including some that could be …

How to find the best beer in Ireland

The country’s top beer drinkers are the ones with the highest alcohol content in their blood and the healthiest ones, according to new research by Irish National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.Mens health beers are those brewed for women who have recently given birth, and are fortified with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.The findings were …