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How ibuprofen could extend your life

In a series of experiments, the painkiller extended the life of yeast, worms and flies by around 15 percent.

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Obesity can be disability, rules EU court

The European Union's highest court ruled that obesity can be considered a 'disability' if it hinders the person's work performance.

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Yoga as healthy for your heart as cycling

It turns out that the peaceful and gentle activity of yoga is as good for the heart as cycling.

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Women likely to get protection from HIV - study
October 30 2014 at 11:58

Within a few years, women might be able to insert a vaginal ring to protect them from HIV infection and pregnancy.

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For cancer survivors, Pinktober never ends
October 29 2014 at 14:03

Every day, women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer are reminded of their battle, writes Kathryn Petrides.

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Decoding a devastating pain condition
October 29 2014 at 11:48

Dr Darren Green answers a reader's query about trigeminal neuralgia.

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No regrets, says cancer patient
October 28 2014 at 13:57

Fighting the disease has taught 25-year-old Julia Shabalala important truths.

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Why eating at work makes us fat
October 28 2014 at 11:58

If you're battling an expanding waistline, the problem could be as simple as eating at your desk.

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The secret behind Pippa’s prim posterior
October 27 2014 at 13:57

Pippa Middleton has decided to share the secret of how she achieves her toned behind - and keeps it in shape.

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How grapefruit can help lose weight
October 27 2014 at 12:19

Dieters have long sworn that grapefruit helps them lose weight - and now scientists are starting to take note.

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‘Plant-based’ diet can help fight breast cancer
October 27 2014 at 12:08

The world's biggest study into surviving breast cancer has concluded what foods patients should make the focus of their meals.

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So, is strong the new skinny?
October 24 2014 at 14:04

'Strong is the new skinny' may be a new catchphrase, but it is only half the truth, writes Anna Medaris Miller.

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Olive oil diet could help your heart
October 24 2014 at 13:49

Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help reverse metabolic syndrome, research has revealed.

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