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Dogs Are Being Used to “Sniff Out” Diabetes

April 14, 2017 0

A chemical found in our breath could provide a flag to warn of dangerously-low blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. The finding, published […]

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Obesity Causes Premature Death—And Mostly in Men

April 14, 2017 0

A study of 3.9 million adults published today in The Lancet has found that being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of premature death. The risks of coronary heart disease, stroke, respiratory […]

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An Italian Diet Can Protect Your Brain in Old Age

March 22, 2017 0

Could a Mediterranean diet keep your brain young? That is the tantalizing finding from a study out this week. Professor Paul Fletcher from the Department of Psychiatry investigates the findings. Amid the contention about diets and […]

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The Dangers of Eating Burnt Toast

March 22, 2017 0

A new campaign is warning people that burning some food, such as toast, is a potential cancer risk. Here, the evidence for this claim is explored by David Spiegelhalter, Professor of the Public Understanding of […]

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Doctors Use Virtual Reality to Tour Tumors

March 22, 2017 0

Cambridge scientists have received two of the biggest funding grants ever awarded by Cancer Research UK, with the charity set to invest £40 million over the next five years in two ground-breaking research projects in […]