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Lifestyle is key to lowering heart disease risk

Lifestyle is key to lowering heart disease risk

The majority of diseases, though, can be described as multifactorial. This means they’re due to a combination of factors, including genetics, lifestyle and the environment around us.

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Why is the Paleo diet getting such a bad rap?

Why is the Paleo diet getting such a bad rap?

The Paleo diet, or “Caveman’s diet”, is a diet that focusses on plenty of lean animal-based protein, healthy saturated fats, nuts and fresh vegetables.

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How coffee can help save your memory

How coffee can help save your memory

The health benefits of coffee have long been the subject of debate. Some studies say coffee is detrimental to your health. Others say it’s beneficial.

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How your smartphone could help treat diabetes

How your smartphone could help treat diabetes

A new study, conducted by scientists at the East China Normal University in Shanghai, has put this ‘smart’ technology to use in helping to manage diabetes.

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Pharmaceutical giants threaten government with industry exodus

Pharmaceutical giants threaten government with industry exodus

It’s worrying to hear that the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), representing global pharmaceutical giants including GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Roche and [...]

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The heart and mental health connection

The heart and mental health connection

I don’t know how many of you have seen the telephone call between Prince Harry and Lady Gaga, where they spoke about their struggles with mental health.

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Exercise is key to a healthy mind after 50

Exercise is key to a healthy mind after 50

The review, published in the BMJ’s British Journal of Sports Medicine, examined the data from 39 separate studies to assess whether physical exercise in adults over 50 had any outcome on [...]

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How ‘clean’ are public swimming pools?

How ‘clean’ are public swimming pools?

There’s no doubt that swimming is a great form of exercise, but have you ever wondered how ‘clean’ the water is in your local public swimming pool?

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