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What the scientists are saying

An apple a day keeps the cardiologist away. A new study reveals that eating an apple a day can reduce hardening of the arteries by 40%. Apples are known for several health benefits, including reducing LDL (bad cholesterol) levels in the body, and protecting against dementia. Full story here.

The latest news in Health & Fitness

The latest in health news, medicine, fitness and nutrition.

From food to fitness, new developments in health research and age-old tips, here's a quick round-up of this week's health news from around the world.