David Cox Journalist
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David Cox is a freelance health journalist, broadcaster, copywriter and media consultant

45 Articles
4 months ago
theguardian.com

Are personalised vitamins the key to good health?

Tailor-made supplements are being touted as the path to a healthier, happier, younger-looking you. Whether they work ...

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4 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Omicron Covid vaccine: what you need to know about the new UK booster

The new Covid jab is set to be administered to the UK public in the next fortnight - so what are the details?

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4 months ago
theguardian.com

Gut instinct: how your diet shapes your mind

There’s a reason our gut is known as the ‘second brain’ – what you eat has an effect on your mind

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6 months ago
theguardian.com

Can our mitochondria help to beat long Covid?

Mitochondria play a role in many aspects of keeping us healthy – and could be the key to unlocking treatments for chr...

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7 months ago
theguardian.com

Does turmeric’s reputation translate into real health benefits?

Clinical trials show that curcumin, present in the spice, may help fight osteoarthritis and other diseases, but there...

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8 months ago
theguardian.com

The hidden long-term risks of surgery: ‘It gives people’s brains a hard time’

Operations can have cognitive side-effects, particularly in the over-65s but also in the very young, where anaestheti...

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9 months ago
theguardian.com

Can we vaccinate against Epstein-Barr, the virus you didn’t know you had?

EBV is a puzzling pathogen that lies dormant in most of us. But its link to MS and some cancers has led to the develo...

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11 months ago
theguardian.com

Why is it so hard to lose that festive weight – and keep it off? – podcast

Madeleine Finlay speaks to health journalist David Cox on the science of metabolism, and what it means for our health

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about 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

The inside story of the search for an Alzheimer’s vaccine

As the first human trial begins, David Cox meets the scientists who say prevention, not cure, may be the answer

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about 1 year ago
theguardian.com

Is Delta the last Covid ‘super variant’?

The Delta variant was first detected a year ago and is now dominant across the globe. Scientists are concerned that a...

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about 1 year ago
theguardian.com

Burn, baby, burn: the new science of metabolism

Losing weight may be tough, but keeping it off, research tells us, is tougher – just not for the reasons you might think

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over 1 year ago
theguardian.com

Is medical cannabis really a magic bullet?

Research increasingly suggests that extracts from the plant are effective in treating pain, anxiety, epilepsy and mor...

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