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‘Expensive’ placebo beats ‘cheap’ – study

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

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

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

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Exercise in a bottle on the way?
November 25 2014 at 10:38

Scientists are quietly working on realising every couch potato's dream: exercise that comes in a bottle.

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Yoghurt could stave off diabetes
November 25 2014 at 10:37

A spoonful or two of yoghurt a day could keep diabetes away.

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Statins for everyone, say new guidelines
November 25 2014 at 10:35

Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins, new guidelines say.

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Could wifi harm our health?
November 24 2014 at 13:45

A growing number of people think radiation from modern devices is triggering headaches, nausea and crippling pain.

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Doctors urge op to cut ovarian cancer
November 24 2014 at 11:43

Having fallopian tubes removed could dramatically cut the risk of ovarian cancer for women, doctors say.

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When you might need a pacemaker
November 24 2014 at 11:40

Dr Darren Green advises a visit to the cardiologist after a fall...

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Yes, you can be thin
November 21 2014 at 13:11

Losing weight is as simple as cutting down on bad foods, says Sam Pease in a new book. Lindsay Ord reports.

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Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics - study
November 21 2014 at 11:48

A study has found that 90 percent of heavy drinkers fall short of the criteria for alcoholism.

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30% percent of world weigh too much
November 21 2014 at 11:48

More than 2.1 billion people globally are now overweight or obese, according to a study.

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Treadmill classes put a spin on indoor running
November 20 2014 at 10:34

A New York City fitness studio is beckoning outdoor runners to come in from the cold for group treadmill classes.

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