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Benefits of fish oil for arthritis

Benefits of fish oil for arthritis

Cod liver oil is traditionally believed to be healthful for people’s bones. But could cod liver oil and other fish oils play a role in the treatment of…

Placenta: A ‘superfood’ or a dietary fad?

Placenta: A ‘superfood’ or a dietary fad?

Placentophagy is increasing in popularity, but does it offer health benefits? Be it encapsulated, blended in a smoothie, or even roasted with vegetables, there are many ways that…

Placenta: A ‘superfood’ or a dietary fad?

Placenta: A ‘superfood’ or a dietary fad?

Placentophagy is increasing in popularity, but does it offer health benefits? Be it encapsulated, blended in a smoothie, or even roasted with vegetables, there are many ways that…

How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

Fasting intermittently has several health benefits, but why? Intermittent fasting, without restricting overall calorie intake, has been found to reduce weight and improve metabolism. A new investigation hunts down the molecular mechanisms…

Calculating how many calories are burned in a day

Calculating how many calories are burned in a day

The number of calories burned each day is directly linked to weight loss, weight gain, or weight maintenance. For a person to lose weight, they must burn more…

What are polyphenols and which foods contain them?

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. Eichholzer, M., Richard, A., Nicastro, H. L., Platz, E. A., Linseisen, J., & Rohrmann, S. (2014, January 25). Urinary lignans and…

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Taxpayer-funded drugs ‘too expensive for patients’

Taxpayer-funded drugs ‘too expensive for patients’

Image copyright iStock Taxpayer-funded medical research is producing medicines which are increasingly unaffordable for patients…

Taxpayer-funded drugs ‘too expensive for patients’

Taxpayer-funded drugs ‘too expensive for patients’

Image copyright iStock Taxpayer-funded medical research is producing medicines which are increasingly unaffordable for patients…

Pollution linked to one in six deaths

Pollution linked to one in six deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015,…

‘Handful of changes’ make cancer

‘Handful of changes’ make cancer

Image copyright SPL British scientists have worked out how many changes it takes to transform…

No applicants for GP job at locum-run Pembrokeshire surgery

No applicants for GP job at locum-run Pembrokeshire surgery

Image copyright Getty Images Not a single person has applied for a job vacancy to…

Novelty contact lenses ‘can cause sight loss’

Novelty contact lenses ‘can cause sight loss’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption They may make you look creepy, but there are…

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McConnell on healthcare bills: What does Trump want?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday that he was willing to bring healthcare legislation up for a vote but was waiting for…

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, following outrage among Western donors and rights…

Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday,…

Choice of Mugabe as goodwill WHO envoy shocks, baffles

GENEVA (Reuters) – The appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador of the World Health Organization (WHO) has been denounced by human rights groups. WHO…

Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

Australia’s second largest state edges towards permitting euthanasia

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The parliament of Australia’s second largest state passed legislation on Friday to allow terminally ill patients to seek medical help to end their lives, a…

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