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Long-term disruptions in sleep patterns, such as shift work, can nearly double a man's risk of cancer.

Lack of sleep ups men’s cancer risk

New evidence shows that men who have worked night shifts for more than 20 years, or who work night shifts without daytime napping, may have an increased risk of cancer.

Oysters contain more zinc than any other food.

Zinc protects against diabetes complications

Higher zinc levels in the blood may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease for those with diabetes, according to a new review.

Ashwagandha may work at a genetic level to slow the cellular ageing process.

Ashwagandha’s anti-ageing effects revealed

Supplements of Ashwagandha root extract may work at a genetic level to slow the cellular ageing process, new research reveals.

Feeding the good bacteria in your gut could help you escape the yo-yo dieting trap.
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Why frequent dieting makes you put on weight – and what to do about it

Fat-loving microbes in the gut could be at the heart of the frustrating yo-yo effect of weight loss and weight gain. The solution? Take care of your gut to take care of your waistline!

There's more to being 'healthy' than just an absence of symptoms.

How to be healthy

Most of those health niggles we experience can be managed in more natural ways – here’s some simple advice on getting the most from natural wellness.

Mulberries are rich in antioxidants and tea made from the leaves can help manage blood sugar levels.

The health benefits of mulberries

Mulberries are an ancient fruit with a long tradition of use in healthcare; today science is showing that both the fruit and the leaves have important medicinal qualities.

Relying on sports drinks to keep you hydrated could be doing more harm than good.
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You’ve been sold a myth about sports drinks – and it could be slowing you down

There’s little evidence that sports drinks hydrate you better than water – and they could do more harm than good.