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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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Tea (lots of it) for your bones

Researchers say black tea could help treat osteoporosis, but admit you need to drink an awful lot of it.

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Found: quick-fix for allergies
January 2 2015 at 15:12

Scientists find a direct shot of ‘hair of the dog’ tackles allergies faster.

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Forget Mediterranean, eat like a Viking
December 31 2014 at 12:20

The New Nordic diet is being heralded as the next big trend in healthy eating and focuses on foraged plants... and moose.

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Australia bans commercial sunbeds
December 31 2014 at 10:23

The ban will make Australia the second nation after Brazil to impose such a restriction.

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NY's resolutions more procrastination
December 30 2014 at 12:52

Losing weight and getting fit are among the top five resolutions every year. But how many of us stick to these goals?

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The new health drink fad for 2015
December 30 2014 at 10:58

Credited with helping a range of maladies, birch sap is also considered to have powerful hydrating and detoxifying effects.

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Why wealthy, single men are biggest drinkers
December 29 2014 at 13:04

Wealthy single men typically drink the equivalent of 24 small glasses of wine a week, a study found.

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Roll-up cigarettes ‘just as bad for you’
December 29 2014 at 11:04

Rolling tobacco contains just as many deadly chemicals and is not simply a more natural alternative, says a professor.

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Portrait of a (previously) fat woman
December 24 2014 at 12:37

When Jen Davis set out on a 'journey of self discovery', she discovered a side to herself she didn't know existed.

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Myth or fact: Beer makes you fat?
December 24 2014 at 12:27

Do social drinkers really carry around a few extra kilos of weight? Jill U. Adams finds out.

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Treat yourself, eat 2 biscuits a day
December 23 2014 at 13:35

Being inundated with piles of buttery, sugary morsels can be stressful for those trying to stay fit and healthy.

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