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Rainforest honey boosts antioxidant levels in smokers

Tualang honey, which is rich in antioxidants, may help reduce some of the harm smokers cause themselves – and via passive smoking, others – through the free radicals generated by cigarettes

13 November, 2015
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Tobacco alternatives may lead to increased tobacco use

Early use of e-cigarettes and other tobacco alternatives can increase the risk of developing a smoking habit later in life, say researchers

15 October, 2015
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Lifestyle changes prevent bowel cancer

A combination of five key healthy behaviours is associated with a reduction in the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than a third

14 October, 2014
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The three Cs: what motivates consumers to spend on ethical products

Contempt, concern and celebration – a meeting of heart and mind is what motivates ethical consumers

17 September, 2014
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Natural light in the office improves health

Office workers with more natural light exposure at work sleep better, are more physically active and enjoy a better overall quality of life

12 August, 2014
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Want a better work-life balance? Exercise!

Exercise allows us to take our minds off work, helping to promote a better overall work-life balance, say researchers

10 January, 2014
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Gum-chewing linked to migraines in kids

Chewing gum may seem like a harmless habit but new research shows it can trigger headaches in children and adolescents.

31 December, 2013
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Popular sweetener may put some on the path to diabetes

In overweight individuals, consuming artificial sugars may trigger metabolic changes that could lead to type-2 diabetes

6 June, 2013
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Want to quit smoking? Try acupuncture or hypnosis

A large analysis has shown that alternative therapies have a substantial role to play in helping smokers who want to quit

6 June, 2012
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Happiness is… ‘gross national happiness’ trumps GNP

Research shows it’s not how wealthy a person – or a country – is, but whether wealth is used positively to enhance wellbeing that matters

10 April, 2012