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Sitting increases risk of heart failure in men

The health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle are numerous – and now new research reveals that men who spend more time sitting have an increa…
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Novartis' glaucoma combo cleared in Europe

Novartis' ophthalmic unit Alcon has won approval for its fast-growing glaucoma treatment Simbrinza in Europe, a little over a year after it was launch…
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Researchers use nanotech to battle cancer

Two universities this week announced that researchers in the schools have made advances in fighting cancer by using nanotechnology. A Cornell Universi…
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Child Abuse Leaves Mark on Brain

Childhood abuse and maltreatment can shrink important parts of the brain, a new study of adults suggests. Reduced brain volume in parts of the hippoca…
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Man finds out he's on period after going to hospital

A 44-year-old man from China checked into Yongkang hospital after suffering from stomach pains and blood in his urine. He later found out that he is i…
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Milk proteins may help relieve eczema

Special proteins found in milk are being investigated by scientists to see if they can help relieve eczema. Many people with eczema shun milk and othe…
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Eating nuts for heart health

Eating nuts as part of a healthy diet can be good for your heart. Nuts, which contain unsaturated fatty acids and other nutrients, are a great snack f…
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Could a single injection stop diabetes?

Writing in the journal Nature, the researchers - led by a team from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA - say they believe their f…
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How to Get Natural Sun Protection by Eating the Right Foods

Sun lotion and clothes may still the best guard against sunburn, but how about protecting your skin by eating the right foods? Two nutrients proven t…
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Vasectomy raises risk of lethal prostate cancer

Men who have a vasectomy have a greater risk of developing the most aggressive form of prostate cancer, a study has found. Harvard scientists analysed…
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DNP Fat-Burning Drug 'Linked To Extreme Adverse Reactions, Including Five Deaths', Warn Health Experts

There has been a sharp rise in the number of people having extreme adverse reactions to popular fat-burning supplement 2,4 Dinitrophenol (DNP) - inclu…
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High blood pressure can help prevent dementia in very elderly people

People who develop high blood pressure very late in life may find it has an unexpected benefit -  a lower risk of dementia. Those with the highest rea…
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