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May 22nd, 2019 Intermittent fasting has been around since Pythagoras but has now reached new heights of popularity because of extravagant claims by the likes of Dr Jason Fung, a Canadian nephrologist, and self-labelled ‘world expert’ on IF, writes...

May 15th, 2019 Novice marathoners experienced a four-year reduction in arterial age and a 4 mmHg drop in systolic blood pressure.s, found a study on London Marathon participants. Older and slower runners benefited the most. The research was presented at...

April 24th, 2019 The misdiagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) was almost 20% in a US study,  which found that of the people misdiagnosed, many received MS treatment for four years before receiving the right diagnosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a widespread...

April 24th, 2019 Malawi will begin immunising young children against malaria this week, in a landmark large-scale pilot programme of the first vaccine to give partial protection against the disease, the World Health Organisation said. Although the vaccine...
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