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Cancer-stricken British tech boss died aged 43 just months after he set up children’s charity

The millionaire British tech tycoon behind Nutmeg who set up a children’s charity has sadly died aged 43 following his battle with terminal bone cancer, it emerged today. Nick Hungerford had Ewing sarcoma – a rare type of cancer – with 30 tumors across his body, and had endured frequent chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The married

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Good news for snack lovers… crisps may be about to get healthier!

There is good news for snack-lovers: Crisps could be about to get healthier. Crisps contain acrylamide, which is a chemical substance formed when starchy foods, such as potatoes and bread, are cooked at high temperatures. There is evidence from studies in animals that the chemical is linked to cancer, making people more concerned about their

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Taurine may help slow the aging process, new animal study shows

Share on PinterestTaurine is a compound found in dairy products as well as some energy drinks. Kevin Day/Getty Images Taurine is a compound found in humans as well as dairy products and some energy drinks. In a study, researchers say taurine was effective as an anti-aging agent that promoted longevity in mice. Experts say the

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Saskatoon tech firm’s app could help millions access health care in Nigeria

The government of Africa’s most populous country has enlisted the help of a Saskatoon tech firm to deliver remote health care to millions of people. Saskatoon’s Ethnomet has partnered with the Nigerian government to develop a telehealth app that facilitates connections between patients and physicians regardless of distance. “It’s been a long time coming,” said

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Watch Johnny Knoxville help husband pull off perverted wedding joke

A healthy marriage takes patience, communication, loyalty, and the ability not to murder your spouse after they prank you on national television. In this exclusive first look at ABC’s new reality comedy The Prank PanelCalifornia-based wedding officiant Alan Katz puts his marriage to the test when he enlists hosts Johnny Knoxville, Eric Andre, and Gabourey

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Want to Lose Weight? The WHO Says Avoid These Non-Sugar Sweeteners

The WHO says sugar substitutes will not help with weight loss or diet-related diseases. Evidence from randomized controlled trials included in the review showed that while non-sugar sweeteners may help people lose weight over the short term, the changes are not sustained. The guidance applies to all people except those with pre-existing diabetes. The World

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Low-Fat and Low-Carb Diets May Help You Live Longer

Share on PinterestEating low-fat or healthy low-carb diets can help reduce risks from cardiovascular disease, cancer and premature death. Halfpoint Images/Getty Images New research finds that low-carb and low-fat diets can help people live longer and healthier lives. Low-fat and healthy low-carb diets are associated with lower rates of heart disease, various cancers, and premature

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