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New research shows that fasting boosts metabolism and can also slow down the ageing process, which is good news for our general health!

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Researchers have identified gut bacteria that can mobilise the immune system to fight tumours. The discovery can also help identify patients who are most likely to respond to cancer immunotherapy.

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Scientists have supplied yet more evidence that exercise can keep depression away. Research suggests that people don’t have to go over the top with the effort, and that exercise can help prevention but also recovery from depressive episodes too.

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Got a rare Scotch as a present and worried if it’s a fake? Science is here to the rescue. Researchers now are applying sophisticated methods used in archaeology and criminal investigations to spot fake whiskies, showing the way forward in food security too.

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Scientists have discovered that a molecule naturally occurring in many living organisms can be turned into a powerful weapon against obesity and reduce the chance of developing obesity-related diseases.

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Scientists have discovered a way to significantly slow down the ageing process and even restore health in ageing bodies, opening up the possibility of extending people's lives in old age

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By opening a way for the immune system to attack tumours, two scientists revolutionised cancer care and won a Nobel Prize. Here is why their discoveries matter and how patients are already feeling the benefits.

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Scientists have discovered how to use some cancer drugs' side effects to make them more potent. They checked the unwanted spike in insulin levels that made the compounds less effective.

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Researchers have linked the damaging inflammation observed after a heart attack to an incorrect immune response. Targeting the cells that are involved can help people recover faster.

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Researchers using AI for a navigational problem ended up with a system that developed virtual brain cells similar to those helping mammals orient themselves.

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