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New research suggests not all trans fatty acids are bad for you

Wednesday, 23 September, 2015

New evidence suggests that low levels of trans fatty acids (TFAs) may not be as harmful to human health as previously thought, even if industrially produced, and may even be beneficial if they occur naturally in foods such as dairy and meat products, according to a study published today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Journal.

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Antibacterial soap no more effective than plain soap at reducing bacterial contamination

Wednesday, 16 September, 2015

Scientists in Korea have discovered that using antibacterial soap when hand-washing is no more effective than using plain soap, according to a paper published today in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.

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A high BMI could reduce men's risk of rheumatoid arthritis, but not women's

Wednesday, 09 September, 2015

A high body mass index (BMI) could reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in men, according to a study published today in Rheumatology

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The risk of cognitive impairment in children born prematurely may be predicted using MRI after birth

Wednesday, 02 September, 2015

School age children who are born prematurely are more likely to have low mathematical achievement, thought to be associated with reduced working memory and number skills, according to a new study published today in the neurology journal Brain

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New cardiovascular disease death rates show stark inequalities between European countries

Wednesday, 26 August, 2015

Diseases of the heart and blood vessels are the most common cause of death in Europe, resulting in over four million deaths a year (45% of all deaths) according to the latest available figures published today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Journal.

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