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According to the Oral Health Foundation, “the number of teeth we have is a reliable indicator for how long we are going to live...

All you need to know about Barrett's Oesophagus

Alois Alzheimer, James Parkinson, Hans Asperger and Burrill Bernard Crohn all have well-known medical conditions named after them. It...

Surprising facts about your spleen

Compared to the heart, the brain and the liver, the spleen is not viewed with much esteem. Yet this “organ of mystery” has...

Are you medically fit to fly?

Much has been written about the sickness, blocked sinuses, blood clot risk and jet lag commonly experienced as a result of air travel....

5 Ways to reduce anxiety

Statistically, life has never been safer, yet anxiety levels are at epidemic proportions. Low levels of anxiety can improve attention...

All you need to know about the ear

Your stapes is 3mm long and weighs three-thousandths of a gram. It’s the smallest bone in your body, yet plays a very big part in...

All you need to know about HRT

Hormone Replacement Therapy can reduce the troublesome hot flushes of the menopause. It’s also a hot topic because research...

Testosterone

Testosterone is the sex hormone that turns a boy into a man. But did you know that women also produce testosterone, and that it affects...

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