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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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Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics - study
November 21 2014 at 11:48

A study has found that 90 percent of heavy drinkers fall short of the criteria for alcoholism.

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Mouth on fire? It could be menopause
November 20 2014 at 10:28

Burning mouth has baffled scientists for years, but new research suggests it may be linked to hormonal changes.

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Treadmill classes put a spin on indoor running
November 20 2014 at 10:34

A New York City fitness studio is beckoning outdoor runners to come in from the cold for group treadmill classes.

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How your phone could hurt your neck
November 20 2014 at 06:55

Do you spend hours hunched over your phone? Do you also suffer from neck and back pain? The two may well be related.

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Over 70 and drinking like a fish
November 19 2014 at 13:31

Liz Hodgkinson says that as she gets older, her drinking habit gets bigger....

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Was my mastectomy a betrayal of feminism?
November 19 2014 at 11:46

Lizzie Stark had an elective double mastectomy - which had some surprising consequences.

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Apps that motivate you to stand up
November 19 2014 at 11:45

Desk worker Elizabeth Chang tries out two apps that promise to make her stand up and get moving.

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Why you want the desk by the window
November 18 2014 at 13:30

Sitting by a window at work may lower your blood pressure and make you more alert.

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Gene study raises hope for cholesterol drug
November 18 2014 at 11:44

Rare mutations in a single gene may help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of a heart attack by half, US researchers say.

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Alcorexia a risky way of losing weight
November 17 2014 at 13:14

A new diet fad where people skip meals in favour of a glass of wine or a pint of beer is not popular with dieticians.

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