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Researchers who endorse miracle cures

There’s no shortage of advertisements that promise quick and easy weight loss- and that cite studies to back up their claims. How is this research done?

Evidence is slim for Coffee Slender’s claims

The research results don’t back up the product’s marketing promises of rapid weight loss just by switching your brand of coffee.

Food travel time through the body impacts on our health

A quick passage of food from your mouth through your stomach and out the other end is better for your health, shows new research.

Brain cancer more common among highly educated

Persons with plenty of schooling run a higher risk of developing brain cancer, according to a survey of nearly three million Swedes.

Scientists find new mechanism to explain development of cancer

Breakthrough in cancer gene research could lead to improved treatments, says scientists behind discovery.

Better treatment for social anxiety

Social anxiety is currently treated with antidepressants or cognitive behavioural treatment. A new study shows that a combination of the two works best.

Scientists: Children should get their pulse up daily

Children have better memory skills, are healthier, and get more out of school when they get their pulse up on a daily basis. Physical activity should be a fixed part of every child’s daily routine, say scientists.

Shifting perspectives on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome has long been seen as an affliction linked as much to a patient’s mental health as physical health. New evidence suggests the affliction has clear physical causes.

Why does your mouth taste like blood during intense workouts?

And should you take a break if it happens?

Despite self-governing, Inuit still suffer social and health problems

GREENLAND: Greenland Inuit experience the same health and social problems as other colonised indigenous peoples, shows new research. But there are signs of improvement.

Scientists find possible cause for Alzheimer's

New results suggest a potential cause of Alzheimer’s, which could one day lead to early detection and treatment of this debilitating disease.

What are the hottest trends in neuroscience?

Join us live as we bring you the latest from the world’s smartest brains who are gathering in Copenhagen is just a few days time.


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