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‘Expensive’ placebo beats ‘cheap’ – study

Patients with Parkinson’s disease have underlined the power of expectations, scientists have reported.

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Help your liver... drop a drinking day

Laying off alcohol for just one day a week could significantly reduce your risk of liver damage, researchers say.

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If food’s your reward, you can’t win

Jennifer van Allen says applying your mind to what you eat is the new magic bullet...

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Mouth on fire? It could be menopause
November 20 2014 at 10:28

Burning mouth has baffled scientists for years, but new research suggests it may be linked to hormonal changes.

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How your phone could hurt your neck
November 20 2014 at 06:55

Do you spend hours hunched over your phone? Do you also suffer from neck and back pain? The two may well be related.

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Over 70 and drinking like a fish
November 19 2014 at 13:31

Liz Hodgkinson says that as she gets older, her drinking habit gets bigger....

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Was my mastectomy a betrayal of feminism?
November 19 2014 at 11:46

Lizzie Stark had an elective double mastectomy - which had some surprising consequences.

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Apps that motivate you to stand up
November 19 2014 at 11:45

Desk worker Elizabeth Chang tries out two apps that promise to make her stand up and get moving.

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Why you want the desk by the window
November 18 2014 at 13:30

Sitting by a window at work may lower your blood pressure and make you more alert.

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Gene study raises hope for cholesterol drug
November 18 2014 at 11:44

Rare mutations in a single gene may help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of a heart attack by half, US researchers say.

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Alcorexia a risky way of losing weight
November 17 2014 at 13:14

A new diet fad where people skip meals in favour of a glass of wine or a pint of beer is not popular with dieticians.

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First lady tackles diabetes
November 17 2014 at 11:54

First lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma has learnt from her husband, President Jacob Zuma, to manage her diet.

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Bleeding gums a sign of crumbly bones?
November 17 2014 at 11:51

Gum disease may be a warning sign of osteoporosis, according to a Brazilian study.

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