NHS Choices - Behind the headlines

"Children who are allowed more than three hours of screen time a day are at greater risk of developing diabetes," The Guardian reports (14/03/17).

"Eating a Mediterranean diet cuts deadly breast cancer risk by 40%' in postmenopausal women," says The Mail Online of a widely reported study carried out by researchers in the Netherlands (07/03/17).

NHS Choices - Behind the Headlines discusses the news story and the research behind them. The feature looks at the research papers from which the stories sprung, provides evaluation of the studies, the methods used, the results and what they mean.

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