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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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Panel suggests diagnostic tool for ME
February 27 2015 at 13:15

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a real and serious disease that needs a new name to reflect that, a US panel says.

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Better teeth - tips from the experts
February 26 2015 at 14:42

There are simple tricks to protect your teeth. Dental hygienists share the tips they use themselves...

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DNA key to treating pancreatic cancer
February 26 2015 at 12:56

Treatment of the most deadly type of cancer could be revolutionised, scientists say.

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Planning a detox? Just don’t do it
February 25 2015 at 13:10

Tara Fuller has tried a lot of cleansing diets. Here are her reasons why they are a bad idea...

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You can't catch a cold from kissing
February 24 2015 at 13:40

How do viruses and illnesses transfer from person to person, and how can you protect yourself?

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What’s that sound? Could it be your teeth?
February 23 2015 at 12:46

Teeth grinding can often be found among highly determined people, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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Cancer miracle cure? Exercise
February 23 2015 at 14:14

Walking, dancing, cycling and sex are 'miracle cures' for cancer, a new review suggests.

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Experts present case for low-carb, high-fat diet
February 23 2015 at 12:48

Seventeen speakers from around the world have presented the case for the low-carb, high-fat diet.

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Can super foods cut your cancer risk?
February 20 2015 at 15:27

“It’s sort of the Wild West out there in terms of what people hear about nutrition and cancer,” says an expert.

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Go to gym and wreck your hearing
February 20 2015 at 14:42

Researchers have worried about music at gyms for years, but the fitness industry doesn't seem all that interested.

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