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Heston Gives Taste To Hospital Meals

TV chef Heston Blumenthal appears to have found the key ingredient to give elderly hospital patients an appetite.

Working with food scientists at the University of Reading, the bespectacled kitchen guru discovered ingredients rich in the fifth basic taste, umami, makes food more appealing.

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Dengue Fever Risk To World Cup Fans

Football fans going to the World Cup in Brazil should be aware of the risk of dengue fever, a UK expert warns.

The tropical disease, spread by mosquito bites, could be a problem in three of the 12 host cities next summer, says Prof Simon Hay, of Oxford University.

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