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Back pain, the new curse of the young

Memphis Barker says it would a pity if too much sitting down came to define a generation.

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What makes knuckles crack?

The mystery of what happens to make a knuckle crack has been solved thanks to a simple test. [Video]

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Haemophilia: Living life to the full

On World Haemophilia Day, Lindsay Ord speaks to people with the blood disorder.

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Feast for five days, regret at leisure
April 14 2015 at 12:24

Just five days of eating more fatty food than usual can have a longer lasting effect than we think, a study suggests.

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Self-care is key to healthcare
April 13 2015 at 14:13

Approximately 80% of obese adults are likely to have metabolic syndrome.

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How to make exercise work for you
April 13 2015 at 13:57

Debbie Reynolds asked three fitness professionals what the hottest training trends are…

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Sheer agony, silently endured
April 13 2015 at 13:57

Rizwana Roomaney and Ashraf Kagee have been researching endometriosis, which affects one in 8 women.

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The ABC of pushing yourself a little further
April 10 2015 at 14:31

A 33-year-old mother of two tells Helen Grange how she managed to transform herself by losing a massive 56kg.

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Procrastination harms your heart
April 10 2015 at 14:06

People who procrastinate are more likely to suffer heart disease than those who make their minds up quickly, a study claims.

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Milk your exercise
April 10 2015 at 13:44

A sudy shows that drinking milk after you exercise will significantly lower your calorie intake later.

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'Just 3 drinks a day could mean cancer'
April 9 2015 at 13:13

Just three drinks a day can be enough to cause liver cancer, according to an extensive review of research.

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Get hot and sweaty to live longer
April 8 2015 at 13:29

Short spurts of vigorous exercise are better than longer bouts of gentle exercise, according to a study.

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Spinach may be good for your brain
April 8 2015 at 13:31

Pensioners who regularly ate spinach stayed sharper for longer in a study.

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