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Why women don’t exercise

Millions of women are not taking enough exercise because they are afraid of being ‘judged’, a report says.

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No one raises awareness like Jolie

Jane Merrick says some women's lives will be saved because of Angelina Jolie, and that is a wonderful thing.

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Understanding the risks that Jolie faced

Removing healthy fallopian tubes and ovaries slashes the cancer odds for women like Angelina Jolie, experts say.

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Naked ambition can kill you
March 20 2015 at 13:10

Aggressively climbing the career ladder leads to a higher risk of heart problems, researchers have found.

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The perfumed path to allergy
March 19 2015 at 13:38

We are surrounded by scent - and reports suggest that perfumed products are causing allergic reactions.

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Is your TV chef making you fat?
March 19 2015 at 12:27

Research shows that women who make the dishes they see on TV cookery shows are fatter than others.

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How salt can protect your skin
March 19 2015 at 12:27

Eating too much salt may be bad for your heart – but it can protect against skin infections, research has found.

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Holistic recipe book withdrawn
March 18 2015 at 13:41

A blogger who said she was beating brain cancer through nutrition has had her book withdrawn from publication.

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Should you get the shingles vaccine?
March 18 2015 at 13:29

Most of us are at risk of getting shingles after exposure to chickenpox, Helen Grange looks at this nasty disease.

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Paracetamol link to early death – study
March 18 2015 at 13:27

Daily paracetamol could raise the risk of heart attacks, stroke and early death, a major study has warned.

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Treatment makes ‘miracles’ for MS patients
March 18 2015 at 13:30

People paralysed by multiple sclerosis can walk, run and even dance again after being given stem cell treatment.

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Learn to love the dark - experts
March 17 2015 at 13:37

People should fit blackout blinds to avert the risk of diseases such as cancer, experts say.

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How has Stephen Hawking survived?
March 17 2015 at 12:57

Hawking has defied the odds by living with ALS for decades. Terrence McCoy looks at the science.

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