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Could fish oil reverse negative effects of a fatty diet?

Could fish oil reverse negative effects of a fatty diet?

A recent study, published in The Journal of Physiology, shows that fish oil supplementation might have the power to prevent the detrimental metabolic effects of a high-fat diet,…

Being overweight, obese linked to increased risk of eight more cancers

Being overweight, obese linked to increased risk of eight more cancers

A new study strengthens the link between obesity and cancer, after identifying a further eight cancers that are more likely to develop with excess weight, including stomach, pancreas,…

Improving food quality by studying the microbial composition of raw milk

Findings from a new study, reported in the journal mBio, may help food companies improve the quality of dairy products. The researchers have discovered that bacteria in…

Nine hydrating drinks that are healthier than water

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Scientists challenge recommendation that men with more muscle need more protein

Sports nutrition recommendations may undergo a significant shift after research from the University of Stirling has found individuals with more muscle mass do not need more protein…

Low protein diets may improve blood sugar regulation in obesity

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Health

Barbequed rare burgers ‘pose food poisoning risk’

Barbequed rare burgers ‘pose food poisoning risk’

Image copyright rez-art/ Thinkstock The Food Standards Agency is warning people not to eat burgers…

Rotavirus infections ‘greatly reduced’ since vaccine

Rotavirus infections ‘greatly reduced’ since vaccine

Image copyright DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Rotavirus infections fell by 84% in England since…

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

Image copyright Hayley Mason It’s not very often we get to talk about a revolution…

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

Image copyright SPL A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and…

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Image copyright Science Photo Library A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS…

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Image copyright Science Photo Library A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS…

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Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen amid wave of criticism

Mylan NV said on Thursday it would reduce the out-of-pocket costs of its emergency EpiPen allergy injection for some patients amid a wave of criticism from lawmakers and…

U.S. pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores

(Reuters Health) – Cigarettes are often cheaper at the very place that people shop for health supplies and fill medicine prescriptions, according to a new study in California.…

Cash may convince some smokers to quit

(Reuters Health) – Paying smokers to quit and giving them more money the longer they avoid cigarettes might help get more people to kick the habit than cessation…

Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism

Mylan NV (MYL.O) said on Thursday it would reduce the out-of-pocket cost of its severe allergy treatment EpiPen through a discount program, a day after Democratic Presidential candidate…

Novartis announces positive phase III results for MS drug siponimod

ZURICH Novartis AG said a late-stage study showed its oral, once-daily BAF312, or siponimod, reduced the risk of disability progression in a severe form of multiple sclerosis. The…

Florida governor complains U.S. not doing enough to fight Zika

CHICAGO Florida Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he has requested…

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