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Why women don’t exercise

Millions of women are not taking enough exercise because they are afraid of being ‘judged’, a report says.

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No one raises awareness like Jolie

Jane Merrick says some women's lives will be saved because of Angelina Jolie, and that is a wonderful thing.

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Understanding the risks that Jolie faced

Removing healthy fallopian tubes and ovaries slashes the cancer odds for women like Angelina Jolie, experts say.

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Morning jog just not good enough?
February 2 2015 at 15:06

Exercise is apparently less effective in the early morning – even if you’re an early riser.

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Why we shout ‘ow’ when hurt
February 2 2015 at 13:13

We cry out to distract our brains from the body’s message of pain, claims a new study.

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In a huff about e-cigarettes
February 1 2015 at 11:35

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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It seemed like a heart attack…
January 30 2015 at 18:40

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

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‘Expensive’ placebo beats ‘cheap’ – study
January 30 2015 at 14:32

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

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Help your liver... drop a drinking day
January 28 2015 at 15:53

Laying off alcohol for just one day a week could significantly reduce your risk of liver damage, researchers say.

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If food’s your reward, you can’t win
January 28 2015 at 15:23

Jennifer van Allen says applying your mind to what you eat is the new magic bullet...

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Statins may stop spread of cancer
January 28 2015 at 13:40

Scientists say that cholesteriol-busting statins can stop cancer from spreading around the body.

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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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