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VERIFY: Does apple cider vinegar help you lose weight?

You’ve probably seen posts claiming apple cider vinegar will help you lose weight. But is it true? If you have been on social media recently, you probably have seen posts claiming apple cider vinegar will help you lose weight. But ...

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Relax, you can beat diabetes… by doing yoga: Ancient practice can lower blood sugar levels

People with diabetes should be encouraged to take up yoga to keep the condition under control, say experts. Doing 45 minutes of the ancient relaxation practice for just ten days can have a dramatic impact on lowering blood sugar levels. ...

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Vitamin D Supplements Unlikely to Reduce Risk of Asthma, Allergies

Despite previous reports, Vitamin D supplements are unlikely to reduce the risk of asthma, atopic dermatitis, or allergies according to a new Canadian study. Carried out by researchers from McGill University, Canada, and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish ...

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Could a CURE for eczema be in sight?

Experts finally discover what is triggering the skin condition after years of research A cure for eczema could be in the pipeline after researchers have figured out what may be responsible for causing it. For years, scientists have been unsure ...

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Do spicy foods cause stomach ulcers? Here’s the truth

If you’ve ever had a stomach ulcer, you’ll know just how painful and uncomfortable it can be. According to Lisa Griffiths, a homeopath at The Round Clinic on Hong Kong Island, anyone suffering from a stomach ulcer will slowly experience ...

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Don’t ignore wrist pains, this injury could get worse

There’s one group of patients that shows up at Dr Christoph Eichhorn’s surgery with particular frequency. “It’s young girls who write classroom tests with a fountain pen and have a very tense hand posture,” says the chairman of the German ...

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If you’re serious about lowering your diabetes risk, you should eat this right now

New research has found that a diet rich in legumes could lower the risk of developing diabetes. Legumes are already known to have various health benefits thanks to being rich in B vitamins, minerals (including calcium, potassium and magnesium) and ...

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Face creams banned for containing poisons

PETALING JAYA: Three cosmetic products have been banned for containing scheduled poisons. Tati Skincare Night Cream has mercury while hydroquinone and tretinoin have been found in Tati Skincare Treatment Cream and Moleek Anti Pigmentation Cream. “All sellers and distributors are ...

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Kids who don’t get enough of this nutrient may have mental challenges

New research has found that children lacking in vitamin B12 have more problems carrying out cognitive tasks such as completing puzzles, recognising letters and interpreting other children’s feelings. Carried out by lead researcher Ingrid Kvestad at Uni Research in Bergen, ...

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The Best Apps For Healthy Weight Loss

Weight loss can be a challenge no matter who you are. However, there’s an overwhelming amount of technology to help make it easier. But where to begin? A quick search for “weight loss apps” on a smartphone turns up hundreds ...

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