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Friday 13 May 2011
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed suggestions by former midfielder Paul Merson there was anything untoward in the club's medical treatment.
Thursday 12 May 2011
A vitamin pill available for a few pence in any local chemist's shop may have a bigger impact in extending the survival of cancer patients than drugs costing tens of thousands of pounds, says a leading cancer specialist. Professor Angus Dalgeish, consultant medical oncologist at St George's Hospital, Tooting, south-west London, will tell a conference next week that he tests all his cancer patients for the level of Vitamin D and prescribes supplements where they are low.
Thursday 28 April 2011
The trees are in bud, the hedgerows full of blossom and lambs are gambolling in the fields – but spring may be the worst time for human babies to be born.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Multiple sclerosis (MS) may be linked to the combined effects of a viral infection and not getting enough sun, research suggests.
Thursday 14 April 2011
Monday 07 February 2011
Stefaan Engels adds new meaning to the word "globetrotter". The 49-year-old Belgian athlete, known as Marathon Man, has completed 365 races in a year, speeding through seven countries at the staggering rate of one 42km marathon a day.
Thursday 03 February 2011
Tuesday 01 February 2011
Saturday 29 January 2011
Saturday 22 January 2011
Wednesday 19 January 2011
An ad for Coca-Cola's Vitamin Water has been banned for claiming that the drink is "nutritious" while containing up to five teaspoons of sugar, a watchdog said.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Men who are struggling to make their partner pregnant could boost their chances by taking antioxidants, new research suggests.
Thursday 13 January 2011
Saturday 08 January 2011
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan