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How we sleep has big health implications, not just for insomnia but for diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular disease, say scientists.

Junk foods disrupt deep restorative sleep

The finding that diet can influence sleep has big health implications, not just for insomnia but for diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular disease, say scientists.

Using a deodorant or anti-perspirant rearranges the ecosystem of your skin.

How antiperspirants alter skin biology

US scientists discover that using a deodorant or anti-perspirant rearranges the natural balance of microbes – both good and bad – of your skin.

A high protein breakfast helps kids stay fuller for longer.

High protein breakfast means kids eat less at lunch

Giving kids a healthy high protein breakfast can mean they eat fewer calories at lunchtime – potentially helping kids keep excess weight off

Noise pollution can create a feeling of having one’s privacy invaded - but there are health implications too.
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Can noise pollution damage your health?

Noise pollution can feel like your privacy’s been invaded – but there are health implications too. It’s been linked to heart disease, strokes and even holding back children’s learning.

Curcumin, the active ingredient of turmeric, applied topically as a cream or gel may help ease symptoms of psoriasis
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Q&A: Can turmeric help soothe psoriasis?

Research on using turmeric to treat psoriasis is still relatively new but results are encouraging that it can be safe and effective.

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Folic acid in our flour – food sense or counsel of despair?

Fortifying food with vitamins and minerals is a controversial way of making up for the nutrients missing in the modern diet. Is there a better way?

It's not just the Mediterranean way of eating that is healthy - the Mediterranean way of drinking is too.
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If you’re going to drink, make it part of your Mediterranean diet

New UK government guidelines advise much lower levels of alcohol than were previously acceptable. But the science shows that it may not just be how much you drink, but how you drink it with that counts.