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Salt intake linked to night-time toilet trips

  • Wed 29 Mar 2017

Reducing salt intake could help reduce the need to use the toilet in the night, according to new research from Japan.

Back pain being caused by fashion trends

  • Wed 22 Mar 2017

Fashion trends such as skinny jeans, oversized bags and coats with large fluffy hoods can contribute to back pain in women, according to the British Chiropractic Association (BCA).

Sleep may lead to behaviour issues

  • Tue 14 Mar 2017

Children who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have behavioural problems later on, a new study has shown.

Test for autoimmunity in arthritis patients offers cure hope

  • Tue 07 Mar 2017

A test for measuring autoimmunity in arthritis patients could be used to evaluate new treatments and offer a way of finding a cure.

Apple-shaped body makes heart disease more likely

  • Wed 22 Feb 2017

The genes associated with having an ‘apple-shaped’ body increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, according to a new US study.

Intestinal bacteria could accelerate Alzheimer's

  • Wed 15 Feb 2017

A new study has found that bacteria in the intestine could be linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease.

British outdoor workers at greater risk of skin cancer

  • Wed 08 Feb 2017

People who work outdoors in Britain account for 2% of malignant melanoma skin cancer cases, a new study has found.

Yoga could reduce symptoms of lower back pain

  • Wed 01 Feb 2017

Yoga may reduce the symptoms of chronic lower back pain in the short term, a new study has found.

Children seen as ‘overweight’ less likely to shed pounds

  • Fri 27 Jan 2017

A parent’s view of their child’s weight can negatively affect attempts at weight loss, according to a new joint UK/US study.

Anti-inflammatory effect of exercise may reduce disease risk

  • Wed 25 Jan 2017

Exercise’s anti-inflammatory effects could help reduce the risk of arthritis, diabetes and obesity, according to a US study.

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