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Takeaway: looking glass

This “magic mirror” has been made by European researchers It reads your face and tells you about your health A set of cameras capture possible signs of health problems Depth sensors analyse your face

This “magic mirror” has been made by European researchers It reads your face and tells you about your health A set of cameras capture possible signs of health problems Depth sensors analyse your face

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How EU's vaccine doubts are harming global measles fight

Measles is on the rise in parts of Europe amid a trend of high scepticism towards vaccines in some rich countries, research shows.

Measles is on the rise in parts of Europe amid a trend of high scepticism towards vaccines in some rich countries, research shows.

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Takeaway: Smart fashion

This shirt knows how much you eat Collar sensors feel when your swallow food or liquids Smart fashion can help people live healthier lives These eyeglasses also use textile sensors The sensors measure

This shirt knows how much you eat Collar sensors feel when your swallow food or liquids Smart fashion can help people live healthier lives These eyeglasses also use textile sensors The sensors measure

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Cancer: many suffering and dying prematurely due to slow diagnosis says WHO

The World Health Organisation has launched a report to coincide with World Cancer Day on February 4. It is calling for efforts to be stepped up worldwide to catch the disease earlier.

The World Health Organisation has launched a report to coincide with World Cancer Day on February 4. It is calling for efforts to be stepped up worldwide to catch the disease earlier.

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Tokyo all wrapped up over new adult therapy

The age-old practice of swaddling babies is being turned into a therapy for adults in Tokyo to alleviate posture and stiffness, mostly after giving birth.

The age-old practice of swaddling babies is being turned into a therapy for adults in Tokyo to alleviate posture and stiffness, mostly after giving birth.

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From cybersecurity to health - 10 takeaways from Davos 2017: opinion

Dominic Waughray, Head of Public Private Partnership World Economic Forum More than 3,000 participants from nearly 100 countries, including over 50

Dominic Waughray, Head of Public Private Partnership World Economic Forum More than 3,000 participants from nearly 100 countries, including over 50

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A transplant operation of cartilage from the nose could bring help to people who suffer knee problems

Swiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damage

Swiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damage

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How to make toast without increasing cancer risk

When cooking bread to make toast, or when frying, baking or roasting, strive for a slightly golden colour rather than a deep brown.

When cooking bread to make toast, or when frying, baking or roasting, strive for a slightly golden colour rather than a deep brown.

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Struggling to care: hospitals in crisis across Europe

Cold weather, a flu epidemic and overcrowding are among the causes that have plunged hospitals in several European countries into a care crisis.

Cold weather, a flu epidemic and overcrowding are among the causes that have plunged hospitals in several European countries into a care crisis.

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Smoking set to kill and cost more than ever

Smoking is on the rise according to the World Health Organisation and the costs far outweigh global revenues from tobacco taxes.

Smoking is on the rise according to the World Health Organisation and the costs far outweigh global revenues from tobacco taxes.

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France culls a million ducks and geese

The aim is to contain a severe outbreak of bird flu, which has been spreading rapidly over the past month.

The aim is to contain a severe outbreak of bird flu, which has been spreading rapidly over the past month.

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Smothering in smog

The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid

The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid

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Republicans set their sights on Obamacare as first target for Trump

Not even in office yet, America's Republicans are calling time on Barack Obama's Affordable Care act and promising their first act will be to scrap the "catastrophic" law.

Not even in office yet, America's Republicans are calling time on Barack Obama's Affordable Care act and promising their first act will be to scrap the "catastrophic" law.

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Saving Obamacare: the US president pleads for his legacy

Republicans have launched their long-desired bid to scrap the system in what Vice President-elect Mike Pence has called "the first order of business" of Donald Trump's administration.

Republicans have launched their long-desired bid to scrap the system in what Vice President-elect Mike Pence has called "the first order of business" of Donald Trump's administration.

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Swedish old folks' home abandons six-hour workday experiment

A six-hour workday experiment has been abandoned at one retirement home in the Swedish city of Gothenberg despite workers reporting better health, reduced absenteeism and improved quality of patient c

A six-hour workday experiment has been abandoned at one retirement home in the Swedish city of Gothenberg despite workers reporting better health, reduced absenteeism and improved quality of patient c