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Could a drug that mimics a zero-carb diet help us live longer, healthier lives?

If a medication can be developed, it would amount to an extra seven to ten years of life, with benefits for overall health and memory, scientists say. Photograph: Jon Feingersh/Getty Images/Blend Images RM A drug that mimics a zero-carbohydrate diet could

Opioids Aren’t the Only Pain Drugs to Fear

Last month, a White House panel declared the nation’s epidemic of opioid abuse and deaths “a national public health emergency,” a designation usually assigned to natural disasters. A disaster is indeed what it is, with 142 Americans dying daily from drug

Going meat free: should you try a vegetarian diet?

There are many reasons people become vegetarians. For some, it’s about health, for others it’s about not eating animals. More and more Australians are eliminating foods such as meat, fish, eggs, or dairy products. Epworth Richmond dietitian Fiona Wong says research shows