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February 2018

Can trying to meet specific exercise goals put us off being active altogether?

Can trying to meet specific exercise goals put us off being active altogether?
Encouraging people to meet specific fitness goals when they are new to exercising can be ineffective. In fact, it may even make it harder to become active. So what's the best way to set fitness goals?
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Crystal ball molecule predicts diabetes before it strikes

Crystal ball molecule predicts diabetes before it strikes

HRI researchers have developed a simple test to predict diabetes more than a decade before it strikes, a breakthrough that could help ease the impending diabetes epidemic. The team has uncovered an important molecule found in liver fat that can identify who is most at risk of developing diabetes and other cardio-metabolic disorders like liver disease.  

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