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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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Statins may stop spread of cancer

Scientists say that cholesteriol-busting statins can stop cancer from spreading around the body.

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Hayfever pills could raise dementia risk

Common over-the-counter hayfever pills could raise your risk of Alzheimer’s, warn researchers.

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Portrait of a (previously) fat woman
December 24 2014 at 12:37

When Jen Davis set out on a 'journey of self discovery', she discovered a side to herself she didn't know existed.

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Myth or fact: Beer makes you fat?
December 24 2014 at 12:27

Do social drinkers really carry around a few extra kilos of weight? Jill U. Adams finds out.

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Treat yourself, eat 2 biscuits a day
December 23 2014 at 13:35

Being inundated with piles of buttery, sugary morsels can be stressful for those trying to stay fit and healthy.

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Dr Oz’s advice is baseless - study
December 23 2014 at 11:43

Has 'America's doctor', who often peddles miracle cures for weight loss, swopped authenticity for entertainment value?

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Fighting cancer before it can start
December 22 2014 at 13:23

Heather Harington does not have cancer, which is what makes her story a shining example.

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The everyday stuff trying to kill you
December 22 2014 at 10:16

Wilma Stassen reviews the evidence and unpacks the carcinogenic facts and fiction.

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Where does fat go when you lose it?
December 19 2014 at 13:10

The fat fairy came and took it. You converted it to heat and radiated it into the atmosphere. None of these are true.

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‘I realised something had to change’
December 19 2014 at 13:06

All it took was one photograph to make Zintle Ntshikila decide to get healthy and lose weight, writes Nontando Mposo.

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How ibuprofen could extend your life
December 19 2014 at 12:56

In a series of experiments, the painkiller extended the life of yeast, worms and flies by around 15 percent.

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Obesity can be disability, rules EU court
December 19 2014 at 10:48

The European Union's highest court ruled that obesity can be considered a 'disability' if it hinders the person's work performance.

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