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12 Kickass Ways To Love Your Job

Just how happy are you at your workplace? No matter how well you do your job, you may not always be appreciated or rewarded for the work you do. You could also face a number of challenges in your workplace such as: Little fulfillment Long hours and tight deadlines Conflicting demands on your time and […]

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Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits

Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for health. That’s the finding of a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “When we consume too much sugar the excess is converted to […]

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Declining eyesight improved by looking at deep red light

Staring at a deep red light for three minutes a day can significantly improve declining eyesight, finds a new UCL-led study, the first of its kind in humans. Scientists believe the discovery, published in the Journals of Gerontology, could signal the dawn of new affordable home-based eye therapies, helping the millions of people globally with […]

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MRI scan used for heart disease could also pick out aggressive cancers

A type of smart MRI scan used in people with heart disease could help assess whether children’s cancers are especially aggressive and spot early signs that targeted treatments are working, a new study suggests. Researchers showed that the MRI imaging technique, known as T1-mapping, could offer crucial insights into the biology of childhood cancers and […]

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Blood pressure connected to eye health in young children

Young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, and children with higher blood pressure levels were more likely to develop retinal microvascular impairment during early childhood, according to a new study published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. This is the first study to show this […]

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Cocktail of the week: Paradise Soho’s coconut colada – recipe

This Sri Lankan take on the piña colada provides the perfect contrast to the island’s fiery curries and is a real refresher at the end of a sunny day. The Sri Lankan twist comes from Ceylon arrack, a white spirit made from the sap of the coconut flower. It’s increasingly available in the UK now, […]

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How to match wines with pasta

It’s tempting to insist that the wine you drink with pasta should be Italian. In fact, if you were being a purist, you could even argue that it should come from the exact same region as the pasta dish in question. But honestly, life’s too short (and stressed at the moment) to be that rigid. […]

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Filling and thrifty: Tom Hunt’s recipe for pasta mista frittata

Lately, I’ve been exploring ideas for one-pot-wonders. This has rekindled my love of pasta, and resulted in an abundance of shapes filling our cupboards, from rigatoni to rotelle. This wealth of pasta led to my discovery of pasta mista, a thrifty Italian secret that involves cooking with a variety of pasta shapes, making the likes […]