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The hard road off the sofa

Type 2 diabetics struggle to adjust their lifestyles and habits in keeping with medical recommendations. Patient groups could be the answer.

Injections cut fat

A new slimming product can help grossly overweight people lose weight through a daily injection. Their weight loss persists after two years and there are very few side-effects, trials show.

Stop headaches with two minutes of daily strength training

Two minutes of daily resistance band exercises is enough to reduce the neck and shoulder pains that can cause headaches.

Exercise can heal broken bones

Exercise can help broken bones heal faster, a new study finds. This new knowledge may result in new treatment for people with osteoporosis

Allergies can be discovered soon after birth

Babies show a predisposition for developing allergies later in life even at the infant stage. The discovery could pave the way for better prevention.

Now we can learn more about chemicals in the body

Now it will be much easier to examine the effects of chemical substances on humans, thanks to a new computer model which compares data from all over the world.

Large differences in ADHD treatment

Attitudes about Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and how to treat it vary enormously from country to country. Dissimilarities in the use of medicines and psychosocial countermeasures are also evident.

Good sperm extends lifespan

High sperm quality is a sign of a long life for men, a new study suggests.

Don’t blame the pigs for new flu types

Pigs have been suspected of producing new types of dangerous influenza viruses that were highly infectious for humans. But pigs are no more responsible for this than we humans are, a new study shows.

Unhealthy Danes have less and poorer sex

Scientists have found a link between unhealthy living and problems beneath the sheets. People should use the discovery to live healthier lives, they suggest

Blood test can unveil Alzheimer's

A Danish biotech firm has developed a new test which can detect, from a bog standard blood sample, whether the person concerned has Alzheimer's disease. The test can even reveal the disease in its early stages.

Happiness, anger and heart defects

Mothers of babies born with serious heart defects are no less happy six months after birth than mothers of healthy babies.