Updated 08 February 2019

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: 10 things about losing weight – what the science says

This is what science is telling us about weight loss.

Losing weight is one of the hardest tasks you’ll take on. Looking for a diet that’s going to work? Let the science point the way.


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E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know

E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.

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Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives

A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.