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November 2011

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IBD drugs linked to higher risk of skin cancer

Accumulating data shows that people on immunosuppressant drugs are at increased risk of skin cancer

30 November, 2011
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Go ahead an yawn – it’s good for your brain

Yawning doesn’t just mean you are bored or tired; it can help regulate the temperature of your brain, say scientists

30 November, 2011
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Liquorice – medicinal plant of the year 2012

Liquorice has been named Medicinal Plant of the Year 2012 – but campaigners urge protecting wild plants for future generations

28 November, 2011
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Eat more carrots to protect against heart disease

Adding carrots to your daily diet can help protect against heart disease, according to a new study

24 November, 2011
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Omega-3 oils ease anxiety, reduce inflammation

New research shows the omega-3 fatty acids found in salmon and other foods may reduce stress, anxiety and inflammation

24 November, 2011
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New international analysis shows homoeopathy is safe and effective

An exhaustive new analysis concludes that homoeopathy is both safe and effective

23 November, 2011
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Artifical sweetener link to inflammatory bowel disease

An expert asks if long term use of the sweetener sucralose can cause inflammatory bowel disease

22 November, 2011
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Lack of sleep increases fibromyalgia risk in women

A new study has shown that sleep deprivation may be responsible for 65% of fibromyalgia cases in women

22 November, 2011
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Delayed cord clamping prevents infant iron deficiency

Scientists say clamping the umbilical cord too early can lead to iron deficiency in newborns

22 November, 2011
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Drinking green tea can help to lower cholesterol

A new analysis of 20 clinical trials shows that green tea is rich in antioxidants that can help lower cholesterol

18 November, 2011