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Providing an unbiased, evidence-based analysis of the science behind the health stories making the news.

Low-carb or low-fat diet? Both work well

“Increasingly trendy low-carbohydrate diets are no more effective than traditional low-fat diets,” reports The Daily Telegraph. Researchers in California found people lost an average 5 to 6kg (11-13 lbs) over 12 months, whether they were assigned to a low-fat or low-carb diet.

Light activity 'may be enough to help you live longer'

“Pottering around the garden or walking the dog is enough to help older men live longer,” reports The Daily Telegraph.

New blood test for autism a long way off


Paternal genes may influence ovarian cancer risk

"Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters," reports BBC News after research found a possible new cancer gene on the X chromosome.

Ultra-processed foods linked to cancer

'“Ultra-processed” foods, made in factories with ingredients unknown to the domestic kitchen, may be linked to cancer' The Guardian reports

Going vegan may help prevent diabetes in overweight people

"Going vegan can prevent overweight adults from developing type 2 diabetes, an 'important' new study has concluded," reports the Mail Online.
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1 Richmond Road, Manton, Worksop. Nottinghamshire. S8O 2TP
Superintendent Pharmacist:
Mustafa Bhaiji

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Manton Pharmacy
1 Richmond Road, Manton, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S8O 2TP
Superintendent Pharmacist: Mustafa Bhaiji