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Four in five adults at risk of early death, heart-age test shows

Doctors call figures for England alarming and urge people to adopt healthier lifestyles Four out of five adults have hearts that are more injury than they should be for their age, putting them at greater risk of early death, a major study has shown. The disclosure prompted calls for Britons to ditch their unhealthy lifestyles …

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Too much sugar could increase depression risk in men, study indicates

Researchers say they have found a strong association between eating higher levels of sugar and depression in humen a connect not mirrored in women Men who ingest a lot of added sugar in drinkings, cakes and confectionery run an increased risk of depression, according to a new study. Researchers from University College London( UCL) looked …

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Processed meat rank alongside smoking as cancer causes aEUR” WHO

UN health body says bacon, sausages and ham among most carcinogenic substances along with cigarettes, alcohol, asbestos and arsenic Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said, placing cured and processed meat in the same category as asbestos, alcohol, arsenic and tobacco. The report …

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Coffee cuts hazard of succumbing from stroke and heart disease, analyze indicates

Coffee a day keeps the doctor away? Perhaps, but benefits may be down to lifestyles rather than the brew itself, researchers say People who drink coffee have a lower risk of succumbing from a host of causes, including heart disease, stroke and liver disease, research suggests but experts say its unclear whether the health boost …

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