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NHS prescriptions surge to 1 billion in a single year

An incredible milestone has been reached, with a record 1 billion NHS prescriptions dispensed within a single year for the first time ever in England, according to new statistics compiled by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). The … Continue reading

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Work-related stress could be dangerous for our cholesterol

If you are sitting down to read this whilst in a job you hate – now may be the time to reach for that stress ball. According to Spanish researchers, stress at the workplace cam change the way our body … Continue reading

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Chemical contained in red meat may cause heart damage

A study carried out by researchers from Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, US, has found that the chemical L-carnitine can increase the risk of suffering from heart problems. Saturated fat and the manufacturing process involved with how meat is preserved are … Continue reading

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Small salt reduction could save thousands of lives

UK Health experts say that thousands of deaths could be prevented every year if consumers were more aware of exactly how much salt is in the food they are eating in comparison against their daily recommended limits. British health professionals … Continue reading

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A vegetarian diet can boost blood pressure and cholesterol

A Cancer Research UK and the UK Medical Research Council-funded study featured in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that those who adhere to a vegetarian diet and ditch meat and fish will see major health benefits over their meat-eating … Continue reading

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