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What Are the Risks and Side Effects of Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent fasting is among the trendiest diet plans of the moment, evangelized by Hollywood celebs, Silicon Valley execs and Instagram influencers alike. Its followers forego food for anywhere from 16 hours to a whole day, with many swearing by its weight loss, brain enhancing, and other benefits. Indeed, recent studies suggest intermittent fasting can help… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Implants after breast cancer risks sparking fresh disease

At a recent medical conference a colleague asked me what I thought of breast implants. The reason for her question it turned out is that she had breast ­cancer and is thinking about having breast reconstruction. Should she have a breast implant as part of that? In the light of recent findings my answer was… Read More »