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‘Cell damage causes motor neurone disease’

Three rugby players are among the more high-profile cases of MND – but that does not mean that contact sports caused the disease, a top neurosurgeon says.... Read Story

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Mowing down malaria

On the eve of World Malaria Day, Debbie Reynolds looks at a disease that in Africa takes the life of a child every minute

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Why we should keep the carbs

Chloe Lambert talks to experts about carbohydrates and why we should ditch the guilt about eating them.

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New tool to measure heart risk
March 27 2015 at 14:56

Over the age of 40? Want to know your risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years? Read on.

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Why women don’t exercise
March 26 2015 at 13:29

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
March 26 2015 at 13:05

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
March 25 2015 at 15:52

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

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Healthy living can delay dementia – study
March 25 2015 at 13:21

A landmark large-scale human trial suggests that healthy living can help maintain or even improve brain function.

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Your pot belly might be genetic
March 25 2015 at 13:26

If you can’t get rid of your pot belly no matter what you do, maybe you can blame your Plexin D1 gene.

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Eat cereal and live longer - study
March 24 2015 at 12:44

Research shows that a diet high in whole grains and cereal fibres reduces the risk of premature death.

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Is uprocessed salt better?
March 24 2015 at 12:16

Most table salt is mined from underground salt deposits and then heavily processed to remove impurities.

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Diet drinks lead to more belly fat
March 23 2015 at 15:33

Don’t kid yourself about the sugar content: diet soda drinkers gained nearly three times as much belly fat as non-drinkers, according to a study.

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How HRT lengthens women’s lives
March 23 2015 at 13:16

Reasearch shows women who take HRT in their 50s reduce risk of heart disease and premature death.

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