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Classic diet advice (you can probably ignore)

Classic diet advice (you can probably ignore)

Classic diet advice you can probably ignore.

3D print me a new body

3D print me a new body

Using 3D printers, doctors and technicians are making body parts to repair the sick and injured.

Cold & Flu Symptoms Linger

The real reasons your cold and flu symptoms linger

Don't put up with persistent coughs or sniffles. Here are ten possible reasons why – and what you can do to speed up the recovery process.

How to Defuse Anger

How to Defuse Anger

Anger can increase harmful blood cholesterol levels and suppress your immune system – it may even give you a heart attack. So what can you do to turn down the heat?

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Is Saturated Fat Bad For You?

Is Saturated Fat Bad for You?

For decades, doctors and medical organisations have viewed saturated fat as the raw material for a heart attack. But newer research has some experts questioning whether we’ve convicted the wrong criminal.

Managing Osteoarthritis

Managing Osteoarthritis, Part Four

Though it's well known that osteoarthritis can cause decreased mobility and pain, its effect on sleep is often overlooked. The average adult requires 6-8 hours of sleep a night, but many people with osteoarthritis experience disrupted nights or poor quality sleep. In the short term, this can exacerbate the pain associated with the condition, and over a longer period it can lead to more serious problems such as anxiety and depression.

Managing Osteoarthritis

Managing Osteoarthritis Part Three

In Part One and Part Two, we looked at the symptoms of osteoarthritis and some common forms of pain management. In this instalment, we look at the ways exercise can assist with managing osteoarthritis.

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Osteoarthritis and Sleep Hygiene

Osteoarthritis and Sleep Hygiene

Though it's well known that osteoarthritis can cause decreased mobility and pain, its effect on sleep is often overlooked. The average adult requires 6-8 hours of sleep a night, but many people with osteoarthritis experience disrupted nights or poor quality sleep. In the short term, this can exacerbate the pain associated with the condition, and over a longer period it can lead to more serious problems such as anxiety and depression.

Which is better: coffee or a nap?

Which is better: coffee or a nap?

Both caffeine and sleep have restorative properties.

The three stages of menopause

The three stages of menopause

For women who experience it naturally (not as the result of surgery or other causes), menopause has three distinct stages: perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause.

Improve your hearing tips

How to improve your hearing

How to improve your hearing

Moisture Hair Tips

10 tips to put moisture back in your hair

Put moisture, lustre and bounce back into your hair.

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