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  • cracking your knuckles

Fact Check: Cracking your Knuckles causes Arthritis

I’m forever telling people to stop cracking their knuckles. “It will give you arthritis” I helpfully inform. I’ve been a firm believer of this myth for years, and I’ll happily divulge this ‘fact’ to work

  • symptoms of ovarian cancer

Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer. Is it really the Silent Killer?

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and people all across the UK have been working hard to raise awareness of this often misunderstood condition. But is it really the silent killer it’s often described as,

  • dairy and acne

Fact Check: Cutting Out Dairy can Cure Acne

Chocolate has long been seen as the enemy of clear skin; it’s high sugar content touted as the bringer of all spots. But for people battling against acne the advice over what foods to cut

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Fact Check: If you Swallow Chewing Gum it Stays in your Stomach

‘If you swallow chewing gum it stays in your stomach for years’.

I’m sure we’ve all been told this one before. Along with ‘if the wind changes your face will stay like that’, my parents were

  • diabetic-retinopathy

What’s New in the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy?

Written by Mr Hemal Mehta for Doctify
Diabetic retinopathy is no longer the leading cause of blind registration in the working age population in the UK – a success of screening
There is a global epidemic