Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Medical Notes

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Medical Notes

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WERE you one of the millions glued to Wimbledon? Turns out a bowl of strawberries, inset, might be good for your blood pressure.

WERE you one of the millions glued to Wimbledon? Turns out a bowl of strawberries, inset, might be good for your blood pressure.

Experts at Florida State University, US, investigating the positive impact of strawberries on women with mild to moderately high blood pressure, found that the berries are antioxidant rich and may lower blood pressure by relaxing the endothelium - the lining inside blood vessels.

Experts at Florida State University, US, investigating the positive impact of strawberries on women with mild to moderately high blood pressure, found that the berries are antioxidant rich and may lower blood pressure by relaxing the endothelium - the lining inside blood vessels.

Doing so widens the arteries, which reduces pressure.

Doing so widens the arteries, which reduces pressure.

| ONE in every 100 people in the UK is affected by autism. But now a new therapy - spending time in a virtual reality suite - can help people overcome their phobias, Newcastle University researchers found.

| ONE in every 100 people in the UK is affected by autism. But now a new therapy - spending time in a virtual reality suite - can help people overcome their phobias, Newcastle University researchers found.

By experiencing the thing that terrifies them in a safe environment, sufferers were able to tackle the situation they feared, according to a study published last night in journal PLOS ONE.

By experiencing the thing that terrifies them in a safe environment, sufferers were able to tackle the situation they feared, according to a study published last night in journal PLOS ONE.

The treatment involved sitting in a room walled with screens, which can be transformed into the situation the patient fears.

The treatment involved sitting in a room walled with screens, which can be transformed into the situation the patient fears. …

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