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Could stress give you diabetes?

You don’t have to be overweight to get diabetes, as one man discovered to his cost.

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Lose your temper, hurt your heart

Having a violent temper increases the risk of a heart attack more than eightfold, scientists said.

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Panel suggests diagnostic tool for ME

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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In a huff about e-cigarettes
February 1 2015 at 11:35

While they contain fewer chemicals, there hasn't been enough research about e-cigarettes to declare them safe, an expert says.

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It seemed like a heart attack…
January 30 2015 at 18:40

Swollen ankles, heart palpitations and fatigue sent nurse Pamela Meredith to the ER.

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‘Expensive’ placebo beats ‘cheap’ – study
January 30 2015 at 14:32

Patients with Parkinson’s disease have underlined the power of expectations, scientists have reported.

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Help your liver... drop a drinking day
January 28 2015 at 15:53

Laying off alcohol for just one day a week could significantly reduce your risk of liver damage, researchers say.

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If food’s your reward, you can’t win
January 28 2015 at 15:23

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
January 28 2015 at 13:40

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

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Hayfever pills could raise dementia risk
January 27 2015 at 13:17

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

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Walk your way to longevity
January 26 2015 at 16:26

A brisk daily walk of just 20 minutes cuts the risk of premature death by almost a third, scientists say.

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Cutting the cost of conceiving
January 26 2015 at 11:36

Infertility can be catastrophic for couples, but treatments like IVF are costly. One doctor is addressing this.

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Scientists tease out heart failure gene
January 26 2015 at 11:23

DNA glitches could hold key to mystery behind why some survive mutations and others don’t.

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