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Drug offers breast cancer hope

An experimental drug shows promise at slowing the spread of advanced breast cancer, researchers say.

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‘Junk food can stop asthma inhalers working’

Fast food and sugary drinks can render the most common asthma inhaler ineffective, a study warns.

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A new life after transplant surgery

A donated liver has rescued a young woman from hepatitis autoimmune disease.

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'Too much protein as bad as smoking'
March 6 2014 at 11:54

Researchers blame the protein found in meat for feeding tumours and fuelling the ageing of the body's cells.

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WHO halves sugar intake advice
March 6 2014 at 11:54

Adults should eat less than the equivalent of 6 teaspoons of sugar a day, says the World Health Organisation.

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Is a diet worse than than childbirth?
March 6 2014 at 07:00

Want to lose weight? Set the scales below zero and blow dry your hair...

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Healing properties of cannabis discussed
March 5 2014 at 14:59

Cancer Treatment Campaign welcomes knowledge of traditional healers as further motivation for legalisation of cannabinoids.

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US pledges $30m to fight superbugs
March 5 2014 at 12:24

The goal is to reduce deadly infections that are often picked up by patients in hospital.

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High-calorie diet can slow ALS - study
March 5 2014 at 12:24

A diet rich in calories and carbohydrates may slow progression of the degenerative Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a study.

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HIV vaccine on its way - Motsoaledi
March 4 2014 at 15:06

With a huge burden of infection, the government is closely following all HIV-related research.

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First patient fitted with artificial heart dies
March 4 2014 at 12:09

The 76-year-old man died 75 days after the operation, the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris said.

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Multiple sclerosis linked to the Pill
March 3 2014 at 14:58

The risk of MS could be up to 50 percent higher among women on the Pill, according to a new US study.

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Get your fitness fix online
March 3 2014 at 12:26

Fitness websites are offering a wide range of workout options, from group classes to virtual personal training.

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