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How our gut influences our health

Why gut bacteria are essential for a healthy immune system.

No new drugs for Alzheimer's disease in 15 years

But hope is on the horizon that new drugs will emerge soon. Here is what the ongoing clinical trials have in store.

Greenlandic gene could be key to beating obesity

The Inuit people carry a genetic variant, which increases their risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Playing music and singing linked to healthier life – but only if you’re a woman

Male musicians are likely to be overweight and smoke daily, including cannabis.

Fat metabolism protects the body against toxins from sugar

When the body burns fat it creates compounds that counteract some of the harmful effects of sugar.

Patients in Pakistan donate DNA to European research but are unaware of the goals

Donors think their samples are used to treat their sick children.

When your immune system becomes your worst enemy

Our innate immune response can sometimes be so drastic that it ends up harming us in its attempt to save us from serious infection.

Scientist: Osteoporosis can be prevented with red clover

Works as well as oestrogen, but without the side effects.

Rock singer has been injecting himself with snake venom for 25 years

Scientists have now made a catalogue of Steve Ludwin’s antibodies.

Patient inclusion is key to fixing health inequality

A new study investigates how inequality affects patient treatment and experiences.