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Loud snorers more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease says new research

A study of middle aged and elderly people found those with sleep apnoea had a build up of proteins in their brain that trigger the condition.

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Commonly used blood thinner can prevent cancer

Common blood thinner lowers cancer risk

The common blood thinning drug warfarin lowers the risk of cancers in the over 50s.

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Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

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Dr Moore & Partners, based in High Street, Northampton, is the top-rated surgery in the town according to NHS Choices.

REVEALED: Here are the WORST GP Surgeries in the Buckingham area as rated by the patients

We can today reveal a list of the best and worst GP surgeries in the Aylesbury Vale and surrounding areas based on ratings provided by patients on how likely they are to recommend their practice.

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REVEALED: Here are the BEST GP Surgeries in the Buckingham area as rated by the patients

REVEALED: Here are the BEST GP Surgeries in the Buckingham area as rated by the patients

We can today reveal a list of the best and worst GP surgeries in the Aylesbury Vale and surrounding areas based on ratings provided by patients on how likely they are to recommend their practice.

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Super surgery ‘needed’ for Buckingham according to Swan Practice chiefs

Super surgery ‘needed’ for Buckingham according to Swan Practice chiefs

The Swan Practice have outlined their vision for a new medical centre in Lace Hill noting that an ageing population means the existing premises ‘can no longer cope’ with demand.

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Product warning

Brioche rolls recalled due to allergy fears

Les Brioche is recalling its Les Brioche Pain au lait Brioche Rolls 8 Pack because they have been incorrectly packed with Les Brioche Chocolate Chip Brioche Rolls, which contain soya.

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The Long Read: Festival of Health coming to Buckingham

The Long Read: Festival of Health coming to Buckingham

When it comes to the things that British people are the most proud of, the NHS regularly tops the list: in a recent opinion poll, the health service ranked number one for over 36% of the general public.

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Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust threaten strike action over transport dispute

Staff at Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust are considering strike action as a dispute with their employees intensifies.

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VIDEO: Woman jailed for illegally importing sick puppies after 14-month Thames Valley Police investigation

A puppy seller who imported ‘scores’ of sick border collies from a puppy farm in Ireland before passing them off as a homebred has been jailed thanks to a 14-month investigation by Thames Valley Police and the RSPCA.

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NHS services in Milton Keynes better than rest of Bucks for waiting times

NHS services in Milton Keynes better than rest of Bucks for waiting times

Healthcare services in Milton Keynes are performing better than those covering the rest of Bucks, according to data analysed by the BBC,

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On their 50th anniversary, how are The League of Friends supporting Buckingham Hospital?

On their 50th anniversary, how are The League of Friends supporting Buckingham Hospital?

How do you protect a hospital under threat? Caught in the crossfire between a changing NHS and a community that grows and grows?

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The flu jab

It’s official - ‘man flu’ does exist, finds study

It’s official ... ‘man flu’ DOES exist - because men are more likely to call in sick with a cold than women are, according to new research.

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Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

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'Breakfast is the most important meal of the day' is not a myth

Skipping breakfast could harden your arteries

Skipping breakfast could lead to hardening of the arteries, raising the risk of heart attacks, scientists claim.

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Asthma inhaler use increases risk of hard-to-treat infections finds study

Asthma inhaler use increases risk of hard-to-treat infections finds study

Asthma inhalers can increase the risk of killer hard-to-treat infections, a new study has found.

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Friends hold afternoon tea to celebrate Lucy besting breast cancer

Friends hold afternoon tea to celebrate Lucy besting breast cancer

Ladies from Mursley, Swanbourne, Buckingham and beyond gathered for a spot of afternoon tea in Oving, to celebrate their friend beating triple negative breast cancer

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Tick bites can kill

Huge swathes of countryside marked high risk for Lyme disease due to tick infestations

Huge swathes of stunning English countryside are being invaded - by killer ticks.

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Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Slimmers can shed more pounds by taking a two-week break from dieting - every fortnight, say scientists.

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Charly says...

Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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