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Posted: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:41

How do I cut down on sugar?

How do I cut down on sugar?

Report - Fergus Walsh Medical correspondant BBC News

Let me confess. I love sugar.

I don't have it in tea or coffee, but I'm partial to biscuits, cakes, sweets and fruit juice, which are packed with the... Read More »

Tags: News, Sugar

Posted: Wed, 14 May 2014 15:09

A sense of purpose 'adds years to life'

A sense of purpose 'adds years to life'

A clear direction in life has health benefits, say researchers

Having a sense of purpose may add years to your life, regardless of what the purpose is, research suggests.

Not only does it contribute to healthy... Read More »

Tags: News, Older People, Physical Activity

Posted: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:31

Health atlas allows online search of risk by area

Health atlas allows online search of risk by area

A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community's risk of developing 14 conditions, such as heart disease and lung cancer.

The map presents population-wide... Read More »

Tags: Health, News

Posted: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:05

Stool test 'accurate for diagnosing bowel diseases'

Stool test 'accurate for diagnosing bowel diseases'

UK scientists say they have found a way of diagnosing different types of bowel disease by testing the smells given off by patients' stools.

The test analyses the chemical compounds emitted and recognises... Read More »

Tags: Bowel, Disease, News