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Reuters

In a huff about e-cigarettes

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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THE WASHINGTON POST

It seemed like a heart attack…

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

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REUTERS

‘Expensive’ placebo beats ‘cheap’ – study

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

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Nip this condition in the bud
December 8 2014 at 11:17

Dr Darren Green has some advice for a man who is embarrassed about his 'man boobs'.

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Noises that make life unbearable
December 5 2014 at 14:28

All that chewing, chomping and slurping can drive a person with misophonia to avoid family gatherings altogether.

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How obesity takes 8 years off your life
December 5 2014 at 12:09

A mathematical model based on US health data should be a useful tool for doctors advising patients who are worryingly overweight.

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Study links smoking to loss of Y chromosome
December 5 2014 at 12:09

New research may explain why men develop and die from many cancers at disproportionate rates compared to women.

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Experts who do the opposite of advice given
December 4 2014 at 13:38

Angela Epstein asked a group of leading experts what health 'rules' they choose not to follow.

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Cannabis users ‘have lungs of 80-year-olds’
December 4 2014 at 11:49

It is thought the cannabis-tobacco mixture found in joints is more damaging because it is often smoked without a filter.

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Pressing questions about laxatives
December 4 2014 at 11:46

Thousands of South Africans suffer from constipation. Dr Darren Green has some tips.

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The 9-5 diet could shed kilos
December 4 2014 at 06:49

When we eat is just as important to health as what we eat, mounting evidence suggests.

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Diabetes in midlife could lead to mental decline
December 3 2014 at 13:39

Diabetes ages the mind about five years faster than normal, say researchers.

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Circumcision ‘could decrease risk of HIV’
December 3 2014 at 12:04

The benefits of male circumcision outweigh the risks, according to a draft of guidelines from US health officials.

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