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2017-01-31 16:04

New Owners to take over Alternatives

A new team have taken over the management and ownership of Alternatives bringing with them new expertise . They will be continuing to provide the same, wide selection of complementary therapies together with private GP work and adding their own new ideas.

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'Fat but fit' people may still be at risk of heart disease

"Concept of being 'fit but fat' is a myth, researchers say," ITV News reports after a Europe-wide study looked at associations between body weight, metabolic health and heart disease. The term "fat ...

Reports that antibacterials in pregnancy are 'harmful' unfounded

"Warning to pregnant women, don't use antibacterial soap! Chemicals in the products can make children fat and disrupt their development," is the alarming, yet entirely unsupported, headline from the ...

Gene editing brings pig organ transplant closer

"Gene editing to remove viruses brings transplant organs from pigs a step closer," The Guardian reports after researchers used the new CRIPSR gene editing technique. CRIPSR acts like a set of ...