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Food & nutrition
March 26, 2015

Time to shed your kilos

Are you weight loss savvy? Is your knowledge of nutrition up to scratch? Take our quick quiz and find out if you know a thing or two about weight loss.  (more…)
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Ageing
July 9, 2014

An Alzheimer’s blood test? It’ll soon be possible

Scientists say that a blood test that identifies people who are likely to develop Alzheimer’s could be ready to go in two years! But what does that have to do with you or me – isn’t Alzheimer’s something that only old people get? It is, but this test is aimed at spotting the likelihood long before it happens, which is a massive leap when it comes to the condition. The test is 90% accurate and the hope is that an early warning will help to slow the onset, or even stop deterioration. (more…)
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Cholesterol
June 22, 2014

Could you have high cholesterol? Take our quiz!

If you have a raised blood cholesterol level, you might not even know it. Often, symptoms only appear when the damage has already been done. Do you know if you’re at risk? Take our quiz to find out! (more…)
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Asthma
February 3, 2014

Peanut allergies may soon be a concern of the past

Although new cases of peanut allergies are on the rise, that might be a concern of the past, as scientists believe they might have found a solution. Even though it’s not a cure, scientists have developed a new system that will help build-up tolerance to peanut allergies. This revolutionary test is a form of immunotherapy, and involves patients between the ages of 9 and 16 who are exposed to small doses of peanuts, over a long period of time. (more…)
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