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Sleeping more than eight hours ‘increases stroke risk’

People who sleep for more than eight hours a day are more likely to have a stroke, research has shown – but experts do not know why.

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Ways to reverse sun damage

The earlier you start with sun protection, the better your chances of looking younger for longer.

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Sick? It might not be flu

Researchers say that the average adult has flu just twice every decade.

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Sleeping more than eight hours ‘increases stroke risk’
March 4 2015 at 15:01

People who sleep for more than eight hours a day are more likely to have a stroke, research has shown – but experts do not know why.

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Ways to reverse sun damage
March 4 2015 at 13:22

The earlier you start with sun protection, the better your chances of looking younger for longer.

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Sick? It might not be flu
March 4 2015 at 12:10

Researchers say that the average adult has flu just twice every decade.

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How sugar affects your brain
March 4 2015 at 07:33

A neuroscience doctoral candidate says that the brain can get addicted to a sugar high - and struggle to give it up.

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Craving an answer to a sweet tooth
March 3 2015 at 13:57

A new exhibition at London's Science Museum aims to explain why certain foods can seduce your senses.

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Alzheimer’s signs seen in young brains
March 2 2015 at 14:39

Telltale signs of Alzheimer’s can be seen in the brains of people as young as 20, research shows.

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What to do when a snake bites
March 2 2015 at 13:16

Anyone bitten by a snake should visit a medical practitioner, experts warn.

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Tea (lots of it) for your bones
March 2 2015 at 12:45

Researchers say black tea could help treat osteoporosis, but admit you need to drink an awful lot of it.

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Could stress give you diabetes?
February 27 2015 at 15:39

You don’t have to be overweight to get diabetes, as one man discovered to his cost.

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Lose your temper, hurt your heart
February 27 2015 at 15:35

Having a violent temper increases the risk of a heart attack more than eightfold, scientists said.

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