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Chef Tom Kerridge visited Oxford during this year's Oxfordshire Science Festival to talk about his diet with Professor Susan Jebb and an audience at the Sheldonian Theatre. Rebecca Nourse gives us the lowdown.

Dr Gail Hayward discusses the outcome of the TOAST study, which aimed to better understand the role of steroids to treat sore throat.

For World Kidney Day 2017, Dan Richards-Doran reports on new research that links being overweight with the development of advanced chronic kidney disease.

Part-time DPhil Student Gemma Hughes writes about conceptual technologies developed to support the next generation of older people.

Is there a link between antibiotic use in gastrointestinal illness and complications such as arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome? DPhil student Seun Esan investigates.

Professor Carl Heneghan writes in The Conversation.

Nick Fahy is a senior researcher and consultant in health policy and systems at the University of Oxford. He also blogs about health and Brexit at

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