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    Going gaga for gluten-free

    Gluten-free diets are becoming increasingly popular, with gluten-free options available in most restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and health stores. But exactly what is gluten and do we need to avoid it? Here we look at the difference between coeliac disease, gluten intolerance or simply choosing to be gluten-free to help you understand what gluten means for you.

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    Understanding Thyroid Disorders

    Most of us don’t give our thyroid gland a second thought – until it develops a problem, that is.

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Weight Training Lifts Spirits

Written by Professor Gordon S. Lynch

Breast cancer treatment can be physically and mentally draining. So a study that has found weight training can significantly improve quality of life for women recently treated for breast cancer is welcome news.

Breast cancer is a malignant tumour developed from cells within the breast. It is one of the most common types of cancer among women. Most breast lumps are benign (not cancerous) leaving fibrous tissue that cause swelling and pain. Benign tissue is not life-threatening and cannot spread from the breast to other organs.

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