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Appendicitis Miles of trouble originating from a centimetre

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Myth Buster

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Here comes the Osteoarthritis patient creaking, limping and grinding!

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What’s that clicking creaky noise?

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A depressing journey with a dementia patient

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‘Spec’-tacular Vision

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Sleep disorders in pregnancy linked to preterm birth

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Alcohol may impair tired drivers even if they aren’t drunk

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Regulating that overwhelming feeling of fear and worry

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Easing your wheezing

Wheezing is a general health condition that a lot of people experience, especially quite c...


Thinking of a heart attack? Read this!

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How pregnant women can deal with back pain

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Investigating into the ‘control issues’ of the human body

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Exercise may reduce metabolic syndrome risk in workers

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Is the relationship with your inhaler a good one?

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Food Poisoning: Your Stomach’s Nemesis

Food poisoning is an illness caused by eating contaminated food. It’s usually very t...


I spy with my stye eye!

Eyes are very important organs that deserve that extra effort to be taken care of. When co...


CRISPR fixes disease gene in human embryos

Scientists have used gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 to fix a DNA mutation responsible for a...


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How to select a walking aid!

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On the trail of people with eating disorders

There is no doubt that all of us love to have a perfect body with the ideal height and wei...


The silent enemy of kidney disease

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How to tackle an infection in the Urinary Tract

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The blood sucking pests behind your itchy scalp

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Look younger with therapeutic anti-ageing

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