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Where does the fat go when you lose it?

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’

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

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

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‘I need help with muscle cramps’
November 26 2014 at 11:38

Dr Darren Green has some advice on dealing with muscle cramps.

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Could fasting ward off cancer?
November 25 2014 at 13:36

Researchers say we are not designed for three meals a day - and intermittent fasting could be good for us.

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Exercise in a bottle on the way?
November 25 2014 at 10:38

Scientists are quietly working on realising every couch potato's dream: exercise that comes in a bottle.

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Yoghurt could stave off diabetes
November 25 2014 at 10:37

A spoonful or two of yoghurt a day could keep diabetes away.

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Statins for everyone, say new guidelines
November 25 2014 at 10:35

Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins, new guidelines say.

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Could wifi harm our health?
November 24 2014 at 13:45

A growing number of people think radiation from modern devices is triggering headaches, nausea and crippling pain.

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Doctors urge op to cut ovarian cancer
November 24 2014 at 11:43

Having fallopian tubes removed could dramatically cut the risk of ovarian cancer for women, doctors say.

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When you might need a pacemaker
November 24 2014 at 11:40

Dr Darren Green advises a visit to the cardiologist after a fall...

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Yes, you can be thin
November 21 2014 at 13:11

Losing weight is as simple as cutting down on bad foods, says Sam Pease in a new book. Lindsay Ord reports.

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30% percent of world weigh too much
November 21 2014 at 11:48

More than 2.1 billion people globally are now overweight or obese, according to a study.

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