Experts share mistakes everyone makes when doing core workouts

If you’ve gone to the effort of working out, it’s always a good idea to make sure you’re doing it right, not only to avoid injury but to ensure you aren’t wasting your time. But one particular workout that can be particularly hard to master is (of course) core workouts, which is exactly why we’ve spoken to health and fitness […]

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Your coronavirus questions answered by our leading health experts

Could I catch coronavirus from my dog or cat? Your coronavirus questions answered by our leading health experts Learn more about how to help people impacted by COVID We are now firmly in week five of lockdown, and questions on how we should go about our daily lives, and the risks we face, remain important. We asked for your queries about […]

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Why health experts aren’t warning about coronavirus in food – The Denver Post

NEW YORK — Chicken with salmonella can make you sick. So can romaine lettuce with E. coli and buffets with lurking norovirus. So why aren’t health officials warning people about eating food contaminated with the new coronavirus? The answer has to do with the varying paths organisms take to make people sick. Respiratory viruses like the new coronavirus generally attach […]

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Experts' tips in how to avoid indulging your most unhealthy cravings

Always food shop on a full tummy: Experts give their top tips in how to avoid indulging your most unhealthy cravings – and recommend some tiny lifestyle changes that can soothe irritated skin conditions In the final 20 of our series of 100 health secrets to transform your life, leading dermatologists recommend the tiny changes you can make to soothe […]

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Interest in CBD products keeps soaring, but health experts wary

(HealthDay)—CBD oil, CBD cookies, even CBD-infused massages: CBD (cannabidiol) seems to be everywhere nowadays, and a new study confirms it’s one the hottest health trends for Americans. The research found that each month, as many as 6.4 million Americans head to Google to learn about or buy CBD—equaling or surpassing interest in almost all other health products or topics. “CBD […]

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Calories in popular UK restaurant chain dishes can be ‘shockingly high’ warn experts

The calorie content of popular starters, sides and desserts served in UK restaurant chains is too high and only a minority meet public health recommendations, finds a University of Liverpool study published in BMJ Open. University of Liverpool researchers call for the food industry to reduce the number of calories in food products sold to the general public and for […]

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Experts can tell what type of dementia a patient has by how they WALK

Scientists claim they can tell what type of dementia a patient has by the way they WALK Researchers found that people with Lewy body dementia walk differently  They change their walking steps more – varying step time and length  Scientists at the University of Newcastle analysed the walk of 110 people  Scientists can tell what type of dementia a patient has […]

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Experts question controversial study on fluoride in pregnancy

Australian experts have urged caution following the release of a new study that suggests there may be a link between higher fluoride exposure during pregnancy and children’s IQ. The observational study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, followed 512 mother-child pairs across six Canadian cities with the aim of examining whether or not fluoride is a “potential neurotoxin”. Experts have questioned the […]

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Experts call for halt to CRISPR editing that allows gene changes to pass on to children

Remember the global outrage four months ago at world-first claims a researcher had used the gene editing tool CRISPR to edit the genomes of twin girls? The molecular scissors known as CRISPR (CRISPR/cas9 in full) allow scientists to modify DNA with high precision and greater ease than previous technologies. Now researchers from the USA, Europe, China and New Zealand have […]

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