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'Benefits are exaggerated': Doctors urged to be 'inherently sceptical' about statins

The article published in the British Journal Of Sports Medicine says doctors should be “inherently sceptical” when prescribing the controversial heart drug to people with a low risk of heart disease.  Written by the investigative reporter Dr Maryanne Demasi, it argues that statistics about the drug have been manipulated to play up its benefits.  … Daily Express :: Health Feed

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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Five supplements to ease pain in the knee, hip and hands

Rheumatoid arthritis affects around 10 million people in the UK, including 15,000 children and young people.  Pain, stiffness, swelling, warmth and redness are the main symptoms, but additional symptoms can include tiredness and a lack of energy, a high temperature, sweating, a poor appetite and weight loss.  While there’s no cure, experts recom… Daily Express :: Health Feed

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Secrets of longevity protein revealed in new study

Named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life, Klotho proteins play an important role in the regulation of longevity and metabolism. In a recent Yale-led study, researchers revealed the three-dimensional structure of one of these proteins, beta-Klotho, illuminating its intricate mechanism and therapeutic potential. The study findings, published in Nature, could have … Geriatrics and Aging –

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