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High blood pressure "critical period"

BBC - 21-Aug-2019

Increases blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 43 were associated with brain shrinkage

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Waist size predicts risk of an early death in postmenopausal women

NHS - 25-Jul-2019

Shape of the body matters - it's best to aim for a "pear-shaped" body

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CoppaFeel! campaign encourages people to check their breasts regularly

Huffington Post - 23-Jul-2019

"Grab on to life” to get to know your body

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Leg fat protects postmenopausal women from heart disease

BBC - 01-Jul-2019

Get in shape with a "pear-shaped" body - reduces heart disease risk

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Monitoring moles with whole-body photography

Guardian - 16-Jun-2019

Bit of a plug for the Mole Clinic, London, which coincidentally offers a private screening service

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Lowering blood pressure in elderly reduces brain damage

American College of Cardiology - 18-Mar-2019

Patients on blood pressure lowering medication saw less accumulation of harmful brain lesions.

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5-minute breathing strength exercises reduces blood pressure

University of Colorado Boulder - 25-Feb-2019

Could be good for time-poor, desk-bound workers

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30 minute walk at start of day lowers blood pressure

NHS - 21-Feb-2019

As effective as some blood pressure medicines (but don't stop without talking to your doctor!)

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Cancers linked to obesity rising fastest in young adults

Independent - 04-Feb-2019

Four times faster increase in pancreatic cancers in the younger generation

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Most slim people may have a hereditary weight advantage

Independent - 24-Jan-2019

Even if you can eat without putting on weight, keep an eye on your visceral fat

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Most people not accepting free NHS health check

BBC - 31-Dec-2018

If you don't know your blood pressure then definitely take up this free offer

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Irrational starving leads to RED-S in sportspeople

BBC - 09-Dec-2018

Good health should never be the cost of success in sports

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Visual inspection alone is not reliable enough to catch melanomas

Independent - 06-Dec-2018

Even specialist dermatologists can miss melanomas without a dermoscope

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More Belly Fat Means More Cognitive Impairment

Trinity College Dublin - 01-Aug-2018

People with overweight seem to underperform in cognitive tests compared with normal weight people

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Are you fat on the inside?

BBC - 03-May-2018

Average size 12 29 year-old has a body scan.

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EyeQue Personal Vision Tracker Review

Medgadget - 01-May-2018

EyeQue Personal Vision Tracker measures refractive error.

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Best trackers and health gadgets 2018

Gadgets And Wearables - 29-Apr-2018

Best overall fitness tracker = Fitbit Charge 2

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24-hour blood pressure monitoring better predictor

NHS - 19-Apr-2018

One off readings suffer from white coat and masked hypertension.

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Tooth-mounted sensors track your diet and health

Digital Trends - 27-Mar-2018

Tufts University has created tiny sensors that attach to teeth.

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App Aims To Put Your Lifespan In Your Hands

Forbes - 11-Mar-2018

Eterly works with wearables to derive insight about lifestyle habits.

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