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    Is a stand up desk better for your back?

    Evidence suggests that people using sit-stand desks were more engaged at work than their chair-bound peers...

    Contraceptive pill 'increases type 2 diabetes risk'

    New research shows that use of the contraceptive pill and longer menstrual cycles are associated with a higher risk of...
    16 Sep 2019

    Short people 'significantly more likely' to develop type 2 diabetes

    Being short is associated with a significantly higher risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in Diabetologia...
    11 Sep 2019

    Is eating human placenta any good for you?

    The purported health benefits of eating placenta are not based on evidence

    Is a stand up desk better for your back?

    Evidence suggests that people using sit-stand desks were more engaged at work than their chair-bound peers
    18 Sep 2019

    Contraceptive pill 'increases type 2 diabetes risk'

    New research shows that use of the contraceptive pill and longer menstrual cycles are associated with a higher risk of...
    16 Sep 2019

    The Spartan health spa that nursed my foot injury to recovery

    Situated amid a pine forest on the edge of the UNESCO world heritage sight of Mystras and with breathtaking views...
    2 Sep 2019

    Excess body fat increases depression risk

    Carrying just ten kilograms of excess body fat increases the risk of depression by seventeen per cent. The more fat,...
    28 Aug 2019

    Dog owners have healthier hearts

    Owning a dog helps maintain a healthy heart, according to the first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study. The...
    23 Aug 2019