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Lack of sleep linked to junk food cravings: 5 tips to help

It seems that not getting enough sleep doesn’t just play havoc with your energy levels and cause crankiness through fatigue, but it can affect your health through poor food choices as well. Previous research has shown that healthy individuals tend to eat more when they’re tired and their desire for sugary or salty food also increases. Researchers at UC Berkeley have shown why that is by looking at regions of the brain that control food choices. Apparently a lack of sleep can lead [...]

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Medicine’s Dirty Secret: Would you have a faecal transplant?

I first heard about faecal transplant and my initial reaction, probably like everybody else, was of disgust. It completely goes against everything we think of as healthcare and treatment, when the more surgically clean something is the better. This is especially with my already existing disgust with users of public restrooms who don’t wash their hands and then use the same door handle I’m meant to touch in order to escape the environment; or the sneezers and coughers out [...]

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