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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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Obesity can be disability, rules EU court

The European Union's highest court ruled that obesity can be considered a 'disability' if it hinders the person's work performance.

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Yoga as healthy for your heart as cycling

It turns out that the peaceful and gentle activity of yoga is as good for the heart as cycling.

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It’s Movember and the living is hairy
November 10 2014 at 11:47

Hipster culture has made it an all-year round fashion trend for men to sport facial hair - and now you can do it too.

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Why can’t a woman diet like a man?
November 7 2014 at 13:31

You will lose weight if you approach your diet like a bloke, writes Quentin Letts.

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Eating like a caveman ‘cuts bowel cancer risk’
November 7 2014 at 13:26

Followers of the Paleo or caveman diet shun processed foods - such as takeaways, packaged goods, bread and pasta.

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It’s better to pop your pills at night
November 7 2014 at 11:26

Many popular pills would be better taken at night than in the morning, scientists believe.

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Junk food can change way genes work
November 6 2014 at 14:09

The damage caused by unhealthy eating can last a lifetime - even after going on a diet, according to research.

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Scratching an itch DOES make it worse
November 6 2014 at 12:13

Research shows that scratching triggers the production of a brain chemical that makes an itch even more maddening.

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Why you really do need that OJ
November 6 2014 at 11:57

Drinking tea and orange juice could cut a woman's risk of ovarian cancer by up to a third, claim researchers.

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‘I need help with excessive flatulence’
November 6 2014 at 11:54

Dr Darren Green offers advice to a reader with an embarrassing problem.

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If it’s packaged, I won’t eat it...
November 5 2014 at 11:47

Tim Herrera stopped eating food that comes in a package and says he has never felt better...

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When are you too sick to go to the gym?
November 4 2014 at 13:53

Gabriella Boston talks to experts about how colds and flu can affect your fitness programme...

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