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Chloe Hibbert


Apple-shaped body linked with kidney disease

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People with apple-shaped bodies may have a higher risk of kidney disease, according to a new study.

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Happily married couples tip the scales

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Couples happy in married life are more likely to put on weight than their unhappy counterparts, according to a new study.

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Male bowel cancer cases up 29%

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Cases of bowel cancer in men have risen by over a quarter since the 1970s, according to a new report from a leading charity.

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Work main cause of stress for a third

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One out of three people say that work is the biggest cause of stress in their life, according to a new survey.

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Coffee reduces stroke risk by a third

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People who drink at least one cup of coffee a day are 32 per cent less likely to suffer a particular type of stroke than those who rarely indulge, new research has shown.

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Brits cut back on smoking and drinking

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A new snapshot survey by the government shows that we are smoking and drinking alcohol less regularly than ever before.

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Breast cancer survival rates lower in UK

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Women in the UK are less likely to survive breast cancer than those in other developed parts of the world, according to a new study.

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Two out of three men are overweight

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Nearly two out of three men are now classed as overweight or obese, according to new statistics from the NHS.

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No exercise in a decade for 10% of Brits

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One out of 10 adults has not taken part in any physical exercise in more than 10 years, according to a new survey.

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Are you underestimating your alcohol intake?

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You might consider yourself a moderate drinker but you could be underestimating how much alcohol you consume by up to 40 per cent, according to a new government study.

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Chloe Hibbert

Adam Jolley

Chloe Hibbert covers health-related news and features for Confused.com. Chloe started out in the industry after graduating in English Literature.

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