Stories By 'Sarah Boseley'
The notion that too much cleanliness can be bad for your health and that children need to be exposed to germs is a dangerous myth, according to a public health body.
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A global survey of attitudes towards science has revealed the scale of the crisis of confidence in vaccines in Europe, showing that only 59 percent of people in western Europe and 50 percent in the east think vaccines are safe, compared with 79 percent worldwide.
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An end to the Aids epidemic could be in sight after a landmark study found men whose HIV infection was fully suppressed by antiretroviral drugs had no chance of infecting their partner.
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Incorporating physical activity into our everyday lives, from taking the stairs to holding “walkaround” meetings in the office, is more likely to protect us from heart disease and an early death than buying a gym membership, according to the author of a major new global study.
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Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the subject.
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Men who consume a lot of added sugar in drinks, cakes and confectionery run an increased risk of depression, according to a new study.
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