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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Do you need to eat more protein to protect your bones?

NHS guidelines say women of all ages should eat around 45g of protein a day and men 55g (stock image)

Your bones aren’t something you really think about until you suffer some misfortune, like a fracture. Although the most commonly broken bone in the UK is the collarbone, the most problematic bone to break is probably the hip. I know many elderly people (including my mother) who have suffered hip fractures, which are painful, debilitating …

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Blood protein levels can signal risk of diabetes and cancer death, study shows

Doctors have identified a protein in their blood that they believe could serve as an early warning sign for patients at risk of developing diabetes and dying from cancer. Researchers from Sweden and China analyzed two decades of health records from more than 4,500 middle-aged adults in the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study. They found …

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