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Gluten sensitivity just a lie?

The next person you meet who goes on about the dangers of gluten is not on solid ground, writes Memphis Barker.

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‘Cell damage causes motor neurone disease’

Three rugby players are among the more high-profile cases of MND – but that does not mean that contact sports caused the disease, a top neurosurgeon says.... Read Story

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Mowing down malaria

On the eve of World Malaria Day, Debbie Reynolds looks at a disease that in Africa takes the life of a child every minute

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Craving an answer to a sweet tooth
March 3 2015 at 13:57

A new exhibition at London's Science Museum aims to explain why certain foods can seduce your senses.

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Alzheimer’s signs seen in young brains
March 2 2015 at 14:39

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
March 2 2015 at 13:16

Anyone bitten by a snake should visit a medical practitioner, experts warn.

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Tea (lots of it) for your bones
March 2 2015 at 12:45

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

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Could stress give you diabetes?
February 27 2015 at 15:39

You don’t have to be overweight to get diabetes, as one man discovered to his cost.

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Lose your temper, hurt your heart
February 27 2015 at 15:35

Having a violent temper increases the risk of a heart attack more than eightfold, scientists said.

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Panel suggests diagnostic tool for ME
February 27 2015 at 13:15

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a real and serious disease that needs a new name to reflect that, a US panel says.

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Better teeth - tips from the experts
February 26 2015 at 14:42

There are simple tricks to protect your teeth. Dental hygienists share the tips they use themselves...

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DNA key to treating pancreatic cancer
February 26 2015 at 12:56

Treatment of the most deadly type of cancer could be revolutionised, scientists say.

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Planning a detox? Just don’t do it
February 25 2015 at 13:10

Tara Fuller has tried a lot of cleansing diets. Here are her reasons why they are a bad idea...

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