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Craving an answer to a sweet tooth

A new exhibition at London's Science Museum aims to explain why certain foods can seduce your senses.

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Alzheimer’s signs seen in young brains

Telltale signs of Alzheimer’s can be seen in the brains of people as young as 20, research shows.

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What to do when a snake bites

Anyone bitten by a snake should visit a medical practitioner, experts warn.

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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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Belly fat used to treat incontinence
January 21 2015 at 15:14

Researchers are injecting men who’ve had prostrate surgery, with huge success rate.

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Tattoos help breast cancer survivors
January 16 2015 at 18:03

P.ink helps breast-cancer survivors emotionally heal with tattoos, writes Carrie Antlfinger.

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When a food label lies...
January 16 2015 at 14:02

Food labels say how many calories food contains. But they do not say how many calories you actually get out of your food...

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Chronic pain? There’s good news
January 16 2015 at 13:50

Rachel Noble Benner says chronic pain is treatable – with the right blend of approaches.

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Science finds paleo diet a bit fishy
January 15 2015 at 14:20

The paleo diet is built on nostalgia and erroneous notions of how evolution works, says an expert.

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Living with lupus: 3 women tell all
January 15 2015 at 13:16

It’s known as the “great impersonator”. Three people tell Lindsay Ord how lupus has affected their lives

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