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Just in case you were in any doubt, cholesterol in your diet doesn't increase your chances of heart disease and stroke. Eating an egg a day carries no risk—even in people who carry a hereditary gene that supposedly makes them vulnerable, a new study has confirmed.
Forty years ago, people were having their appendix removed for fun. Along with taking out tonsils, this was the biggest just-in-case surgical procedure around—but now it's been discovered that having an appendectomy triples the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
The US's Drug Enforcement Administration has rated tramadol as being less addictive than other opioids, such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, and it hasn't been as tightly regulated.
Most people who are at risk of developing heart disease aren't being helped by cholesterol-lowering statins. The drugs failed to reduce levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol in 58 per cent of at-risk patients, new research has discovered.
If you're going to eat bread, wholegrain rye is about the best for your health, researchers reckon.