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A blueberry muffin 'could have day's worth of sugar'
Health experts say the researchers' findings show how easy it is to consume "huge" amounts of sugar.
Chronic fatigue trial results 'not robust', new study says
A new analysis of the controversial PACE trial suggests the effects of exercise therapy have been exaggerated.
Tai chi recommended to fight fibromyalgia
A study suggests the martial art has benefits similar to or greater than aerobic exercise.
Many back pain patients 'getting wrong care'
Experts are asking the medical profession to stop offering ineffective and potentially harmful treatments.
NHS pay: Unions agree deal for 1.3 million staff
Unions back a deal that gives NHS staff a minimum pay rise of more than 6% over three years.
Surgeon David Nott: Hack led to Syria air strike
David Nott had helped Syrian surgeons via the internet - weeks later, their hospital was destroyed.
Essex hospital exits special measures
However, inspectors conclude it still "requires improvement" in some areas.
IVF egg donor use rises sharply, HFEA figures show
Experts say it may be down to a greater awareness of egg donation and more donors coming forward.
Water bacteria probe extended to Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Four patients at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow are now being treated for infections.
Under-doctored areas to get new medical schools
New courses are in under-doctored areas as ministers set out plans to expand student places by 25%.

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