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Frontotemporal Dementia: Symptoms And Treatment Explained After 40-Year-Old Dies From Disease

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A 40-year-old teacher has become one of the youngest people to die from dementia, having been diagnosed with the disease just five years ago. Gareth Wilmot, from south Yorkshire, was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) at the age of just 35. According to Alzheimer’s Research UK, FTD is a rare form of dementia thought to ...
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5 Ways To Measure Your Health And Fitness That Have Absolutely Nothing To Do With Scales

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In January, we’re inundated with so many weight loss messages that even the most confident among us can feel under pressure to lose weight. But being healthy is ultimately about feeling healthy – it has very little to do with a number on a scale. So instead of getting hung up on what you weigh, ...
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High Intake Of Red Meat Linked To Common Inflammatory Bowel Condition Diverticulitis

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Regularly eating red meat may be linked to a heightened risk of developing the common inflammatory bowel condition diverticulitis, new research suggests. The study, from researchers at Harvard University, suggests unprocessed red met is more detrimental to health than the processed variety. Diverticulitis occurs when the small pockets or bulges lining the intestine (diverticula) become ...
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Sugar-Laden Yoghurts Could Soon Be Shrunk Or Reformulated In Bid To Tackle Obesity

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Shop-bought yoghurts such as Petit Filous and Muller Corners could soon face a major overhaul as part of the government’s plan to tackle obesity. Public Health England, who is in charge of the nation’s childhood obesity action plan, proposed that manufacturers should cap the size of single serving yoghurt pots at 125g.  It also wants ...
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Bride-To-Be Will Eat A Potato For Wedding Breakfast Because Most Foods Make Her Seriously Ill

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A bride-to-be plans to eat a potato for her wedding breakfast – because a rare condition means she suffers bizarre allergy-like reactions to most food. While newlyweds normally tuck into plates laden with sweet treats, cakes and succulent meats, Rebecca Schult has resigned herself to celebrating with the same meal she has eaten for the ...
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Hot Chocolate Drink That’s ‘Saltier Than Seawater’ Called Out In Crackdown On Nation’s Salt Intake

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A popular instant hot chocolate drink is “saltier than seawater”, health campaigners have warned.  The drink contains 16 times more salt than the maximum amount detailed in official salt reduction targets for 2017.  Galaxy Ultimate Marshmallow Hot Chocolate is one of many products being called out as part of Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH)’s ...
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Cheap, High-Strength Cider Should Face Price Increase, Experts Say

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Cheap, high-strength cider should face a price increase in order to reduce its “burden” on the NHS and society, experts have said.  The Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA) said low-cost alcohol is putting the health and wellbeing of children and heavy drinkers at risk. It said three-litre bottles of the ciders, which contain the same amount ...
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