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Salt is bad for you: but how it affects your body is still frontier science
Health

Salt is bad for you: but how it affects your body is still frontier science

Written by: Alta Schutte, Research professor, North-West University Reducing salt intake can save lives. ShutterstockResearch has shown that excess salt intake is harmful to people’s health. It can lead to high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease...

Body modification – when consent is not a defence
Politics

Body modification – when consent is not a defence

Written by: Samantha Pegg, Senior Lecturer, Criminal Law, Nottingham Trent University Tongue splitting: one of the procedures the defendant was convicted for. ShutterstockThe conviction in England of a body modification practitioner for causing grievous bodily harm with intent will have...

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