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Side effects are mentioned in every other sentence when talking about clinical trials, but it’s a commonly acknowledged truth that every drug - from aspirin to complex new formulas - has side effects. Some side effects are more pronounced than others, but ultimately there is no side-effects-free treatment except for the chamomile tea when we have trouble sleeping. Some side…

Introducing healthy changes to your diet might be the single best decision you’ll ever make for your long-term health. According to the World Health Organisation a bigger part of the world’s population lives in countries where obesity is more of a health issue than underweight. Other grim statistics reinforce the notion that obesity is becoming an epidemic not only in…

For a long time now there has been an ongoing debate about how the course of development of ulcerative colitis is or isn’t related to diet. And while researchers widely agree that ulcerative colitis (and other IBDs for that matter) is not directly caused by our diet, there are still differences of opinion backed up by research about how different…

Society’s notion of masculinity generally includes being ‘though’. ‘Acting like a man’ is often associated with strength and perseverance to the point of braving through severe physical or emotional pain, never reaching out, crying or asking for help. It is these gender norms, however, that endanger men’s health and shorten men’s life expectancy. According to statistics, men die at higher…

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