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Health campaigners have uncovered the full extent of Coca-Cola's dirty tricks campaign to deflect concerns about its products contributing to the obesity epidemic.
People who are treated in hospital for a heart attack are more likely to survive if the top cardiologists are away.
Drug regulators are doing deals with journalists to control the way medical news is being reported.
As WDDTY has been pointing out for years, cholesterol becomes more important as we age—and a new study underlines the point by noting that elderly people who have high cholesterol levels are also the least likely to suffer from dementia and mental decline.
Why is it that many more women than men suffer a stroke? One factor is the contraceptive pill, which doubles the stroke risk in women who suffer from aura migraines, a new study has found. The risk increases ten-fold if the woman is also a smoker.
Spring is in the air (no, really). . .and the flower that is most closely associated with the season, the humble daffodil, could play a part in fighting cancer. It's been known in folk medicine for centuries and now researchers have established it as well.