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‘Silent strokes’ after surgery: study

Up to three million people over the age of 65 each year could be experiencing “silent strokes” after surgery, research published in the Lancet medical journal suggests. Covert strokes, which are not obvious except on a brain scan, are more common than strokes that swiftly bring about visible symptoms, Canadian researchers found. They found that… Read More »

Dark chocolate could boost mood: study

Eating dark chocolate could boost mood and relieve symptoms of depression, scientists say. Adults who tucked into the treat had 70 per cent lower odds of reporting depressive symptoms than those who ate no chocolate at all, the research showed. The team studied data from 13,626 adults in the US and also found the 25… Read More »