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These diets and supplements may not really protect the heart

Doctors often recommend certain dietary interventions — such as following a Mediterranean-type diet or cutting salt intake — in the interest of protecting heart health. On top of this, many individuals believe that dietary supplements will help them stay healthy. Can supplements and dietary interventions protect the heart? Not according to a new meta-analysis. Common… Read More »

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — ‘It’s really thinking about it differently’

Bluebird Bio CEO Nick Leschly on Friday defended the biotech company’s $ 1.8 million price tag for its new gene therapy to treat a rare genetic blood disorder. Bluebird’s therapy, Zynteglo, was approved in Europe earlier this month for patients with beta thalassemia who require regular blood transfusions to manage their disease and have no… Read More »

What really works for teenage acne

What’s the best treatment for teenage acne? Beauty editor and mum Annabel Meggeson – who has four teens of her own – reveals ten smart fixes for teenage spots In my day, it was super-strength Clearasil, the occasional ‘Don’t pick!’ hurled across the room, and a vague feeling of shame. How things have changed for… Read More »