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Sunbeds ‘hotter than the Outback’

Some sunbeds in the UK are three times hotter than the Australian Outback, trading standards officers have found.

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‘Banting’ summit for Cape Town

Cape Town is gearing up to host the first international low-carb high-fat summit.

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What hair loss says about health

Here, the experts reveal what going bald can reveal about our health.

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Walk fast to beat diabetes
August 13 2014 at 13:59

Short bursts of fast walking could hold the key to managing diabetes, according to a study.

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How to spot cystic fibrosis
August 13 2014 at 12:08

A salty baby could be the first sign of cystic fibrosis, writes Omeshnie Naidoo.

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‘Dark skins can get skin cancer, too’
August 12 2014 at 13:56

Marlene Cimons takes a long, hard look at how melanona affects everyone.

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Sure you want that paracetamol?
August 12 2014 at 12:09

A growing weight of evidence links paracetamol to some serious side-effects - and it may not work, anyway.

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Key to fighting stress? Eat, sleep well
August 12 2014 at 11:57

Women who live healthily while going through a stressful period are more likely to avoid premature ageing, says a study.

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Alopecia cured by steroids!
August 11 2014 at 20:53

British alopecia sufferer's hair regrows after she was given drugs to help treat a chest infection

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Some fats may fight diabetes - study
August 11 2014 at 13:50

Some types of saturated fats may protect against diabetes, researchers say.

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Craving chocolate? Listen to your body
August 11 2014 at 12:17

Intense food cravings can be a sign you're deficient in certain nutrients. Find out what you're missing...

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‘How the snip left me in pain...’
August 11 2014 at 12:03

A man tells of the long-term pain he suffered after having a vasectomy...

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Spare tyre? You could be at risk of diabetes
August 8 2014 at 13:39

The importance of keeping middle-age spread in check to avoid the health hazards of diabetes is highlighted in a new report.

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