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Fats and carbohydrates: quality over quantity

Which is better, a diet low in fat and high in carbohydrates or a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates? Maybe the most important kind of fat consumed? In a new review presented in the section of nutrition of the journal Science, researchers from the Harvard school of public health named after T. […]

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FDA Re-approves Only OTC Inhaler for Mild Symptoms of Asthma

    The original version of Primatene Mist was taken off the market as it contained chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), a greenhouse gas that damages the environment. But after seven years, and an environmentally friendly makeover, the FDA announced that the inhaler will be available in pharmacies again.   What is Primatene Mist for? Primatene Mist is […]

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Aussie Surfer Steph Gilmore On Fighting For Equal Pay

Since her debut over a decade ago, Steph Gilmore has racked up unrivalled accolades and achievements to become one of the biggest names in international surfing and Australian sport. We chat to the six-time world champion about everything from her exercise routine to fight for equal pay.  What comp are you working towards at the moment? I’m […]

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Scientists have found than a low-carb diet better than others

Most people within one or two years regain the weight lost during the diet. This occurs partly due to the adaptation of the body slows down metabolism and less calories burned. A thorough study of the Boston children’s hospital (Boston Childrens Hospital) and the University of Framingham (Framingham State University) found that reducing carbohydrate intake […]

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Hot needle will cure lung cancer in 30 minutes

A new unique method of treatment for lung cancer uses a hot needle to influence tumour in just 30 minutes. This allows patients to avoid invasive and quite destructive to the health surgery. A unique method of treatment of lung cancer according to the “two in one” allows to not only diagnose, but also to […]

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Omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of premature birth

A new Cochrane Review published today has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births. Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for close to one million deaths annually. Premature babies are at higher […]