Q-I am 36. I've always suffered from heavy periods, acne and facial hair. Fifteen years ago, my doctor diagnosed my problem as polycystic ovarian disease and put me on the Pill. Lately, my periods ...
In June 1998, some 25 million Americans went from being a normal, healthy weight to being overweight overnight. Neither Haagen-Dazs nor Ben & Jerry's was implicated in the change.
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Q I’ve heard a lot recently about syndrome X, but I don’t really understand what it is. Can you please explain what the symptoms are, who is likely to develop it and how it can be treated? - AJ, Plymouth
ASPIRIN: Can it also combat Alzheimer's and colorectal cancer?
As if overweight people don’t already have enough on their plate, here’s another problem: gum disease.