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Viva!Health unravels the most recent scientific research and makes it easy to understand. Here we update you on the latest findings...

Experts used to think that erectile dysfunction was predominantly caused by psychological or neurological problems and whilst that’s true for some men, evidence now clearly suggests that for the...

Early onset of menarche (the first period) may negatively influence the future health of women – in particular, it has been linked to an increased risk of hormone-related cancers such as ovarian...

Dangerous environmental pollutants called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were the first industrial compounds to experience a worldwide ban on production more than 30 years ago because of their...

Soya foods contain phytoestrogens, including isoflavones, which have weak oestrogen-like qualities. Because of this, some people think soya foods can affect male fertility. However, there is no...

Scientists in Spain have revealed how meat and dairy foods may be linked to fertility problems. This study found that men who ate the most meat and full-fat dairy products had fewer and slower...

A new study from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows that the daily consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of miscarriage. Researchers questioned 603...

New research from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that eating oily fish during pregnancy could raise the risk of premature birth.  The blame may lie with the high levels of mercury...

Drinking cow’s milk increases the chances of having twins. New research published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine reveals that women who drink cow’s milk are five times more...

Expectant Mums-to-be can take heart this Easter….according to new research from Finland eating chocolate during pregnancy can make happier, livelier babies. Researchers at the University of...