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Catharine Paddock
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Freelance news and web content writer
Freelance news and web content writer

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ALS: Most physically active have '26 percent higher risk'

A new study reveals evidence of a link between physical activity and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which supports the idea that a history of vigorous exercise may raise the risk of developing the rare neurological disorder.
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How vitamin D protects against type 2 diabetes

Vitamin D deficiency may put people at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study now published in the journal PLOS ONE.
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Why all men 'should be concerned about declining testosterone'

There is a strong link between men's low levels of testosterone and having two or more chronic diseases such as arthritis, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes — even in the under-40s.
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Added to chemotherapy, this drug doubles lung cancer survival

A new study suggests that combining chemotherapy with a drug that boosts the immune system may help individuals who have a particularly aggressive form of lung cancer to live longer without the disease progressing.
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Type 2 diabetes: Late breakfast could drive obesity

Going to bed later is linked with obesity in people with type 2 diabetes, and the main factor that drives this relationship is eating breakfast later.
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Could this implant protect women from HIV?

Researchers in Canada have developed a vaginal implant that aims to protect women from becoming diagnosed with HIV.
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Sitting harms brain health, regardless of exercise

Too much sitting may not be good for the brain, according to a preliminary study of adults who have reached middle age and beyond.
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Could your fitness boost your kids' brain power?

Fathers may be able to pass on the enhanced learning ability that comes from being physically and mentally active through molecular changes in their sperm, according to new research from Germany.
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Cancer: New drug may fight treatment resistance

Treatment resistance is a huge problem in cancer therapy and a major barrier to improving survival for many patients. Scientists have discovered that a solution might lie in a new drug that tackles cancer cells differently.
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How blood flow helps cancer to spread

Metastasis is the spread of cancer to other parts of the body and the main reason why the disease is so serious. Now, brand new research reveals that blood flow is a key factor in this process.
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