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For 'Ironman' Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Long-distance triathletes who drink too much water during competition may end up with dangerously low blood sodium levels, new research warns. Researchers in Germany who tested nearly 1,100 competitors … Continue reading

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MA Members’ Meetings in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Events will include Museums Change Lives launchesPatrick Steel and Simon Stephens, 15.08.2017

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Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Overweight teenagers may face an increased risk of dying from heart disease or stroke by the time they reach middle age, a large new study suggests. The study of … Continue reading

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David Olusoga confirmed as Manchester 2017 keynote

Historian and broadcaster will discuss role of public historyPatrick Steel, 14.08.2017

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'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, April 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The so-called Paleo diet may help older women lose weight, improve their cholesterol profile and lower future risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study has found. Women … Continue reading

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MA backs National Trust over Pride programme

Fears that rainbow badge controversy could deter future LGBT programmingPatrick Steel, 07.08.2017

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New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke

WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) — If possible, people who’ve had a stroke should be sent directly to inpatient rehabilitation after their hospital discharge. This would be instead of a skilled nursing facility or nursing home, according to new … Continue reading

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DCMS announces £15m cultural regeneration fund for northern England

But thinktank report highlights continuing regional funding imbalanceJonathan Knott, 08.08.2017

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Mild Appendicitis Complication Rates Similar for Surgery, Antibiotics

FRIDAY, March 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Antibiotics can be used to treat mild appendicitis, but the condition returns in some patients who receive the drugs, researchers report. Surgical removal of the appendix (appendectomy) has long been the standard treatment … Continue reading

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ACE spends reserves as lottery income falls

Arts Council of Wales reviews lottery funding programmesPatrick Steel, 08.08.2017

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