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Patients trust friends more than science on drug treatments: Six in ten are sceptical...

Patients are more likely to trust advice from friends about medicines than scientific research, experts warn. A survey found that 63 per cent of the...

Could autism be helped by changing a patient’s diet? Taking probiotics and adopting a...

Autism may be helped by changing a patient's diet, new research reveals. Taking probiotics and adopting a gluten-free lifestyle may improve sufferers' social behaviour and...

How lippy can help you shine in exams: Women who put on make-up before...

Women have long known how that extra flick of eyeliner or dash of lipstick can boost their confidence. And now, it seems, it’s also more...
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Is too much SUGAR stopping you from falling pregnant? Nutritionist says half of women...

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is present in up to 21 per cent of Australian women and up to 70 per cent of women with the...

Air in a plane cabin CAN damage your health, say scientists: Research finds series...

Flying should have a health warning because tainted air in aircraft can cause serious problems, researchers suggest. A study of more than 200 aircrew shows...

Why your shampoo and washing powder could be toxic: Household chemicals cause birth defects...

Everyday essentials such as shampoo and washing powder could be toxic to humans, according to a new study. New research has found exposure to househould...

Power really DOES corrupt the mind: The brain activity of CEOs changes as they...

The saying goes that 'power corrupts', and a new study suggests there may be some truth behind this - especially when it comes to...

Eating turmeric, red grapes and apples could help to ‘starve’ prostate cancer cells and...

Eating turmeric, red grapes and apples can help men to protect themselves against prostate cancer, according to new research. A study found that mice who...

Eat walnuts as a teenager for lifelong brain health: Adolescent diets lacking in fatty...

Teenagers should eat walnuts if they want their brain to stay healthy into old age and avoid anxiety, a study claims. Full of omega-3 fatty...
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