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Focusing on microplastic in honey or beer masks a much bigger problem

OPINION: General exposure to plastic and microplastics is a bigger concern.

This diaper liner can collect urine samples

A newly developed diaper liner can register substances in older patients urine, and rule out the possibility of urinary infection.

More breakups, but also new relationships after weight loss surgery

What happens to relationships when one partner loses a lot of weight, eats much less and becomes more active?

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.

Incontinence affects more than 200 million people worldwide, so why isn't more being done to find a cure?

We need to start talking about incontinence. We cannot be shy about a condition that is likely to affect many of us at some point in our lives.

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.