- Are you getting enough iodine? Expert reveals warning sign
London-based registered nutritionist Rob Hobson believes many are putting their health at risk by avoiding milk in favour of non-fortified dairy-free alternatives. Such people should eat fish and eggs.
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- 5 reasons why crying is good for your health
Experts found that crying can be good for the health. When someone cries, they release built up emotions that can cause stress. Crying also releases toxic hormones out of the body through the tear ducts.
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- Intermittent fasting can cause weight loss in just weeks
Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children in Ontario found mice who are fed a normal diet for two days followed by 24 hours without food shed a substantial amount of weight in just six weeks.
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- Textured breast implants might be causing breast cancer
Penn State College of Medicine researchers found that textured implants might be more dangerous than smooth implants. They are supposedly more likely to cause breast cancer.
- 7 منذ ساعات 18 أكتوبر 17, 8:56مساء -
- New drug could be a 'functional cure' for HIV, study says
Scientists at Scripps Research Institute in Florida have developed a new therapy that they say may one day be a 'functional cure' for HIV, if it proves as effective in humans as it has in mice.
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- Firefighters cut cancer risk by showering after a blaze
Researchers at the University of Ottawa found five times the amount of cancer-causing chemicals on the skin of firefighters - a higher figure than previously thought - but a shower cut their risk.
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- Things that make your pubic hair go grey prematurely
British TV presenter Davina McCall once tweeted about discovering greys 'down there'Ageing and genetics are key causes but lifestyle factors can speed up process, says an expert.
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- When you die you know you're dead as the mind still works
A person's consciousness continues to work after the body has died, a study from New York University Langone School of Medicine finds. The findings echo the new Hollywood film Flatliners.
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- Break carb cravings with eight tips from nutritionists
Nikki Ostrower, a nutritional expert, and Dana James, a functional medicine nutritionist, in NYC offer eight tips to curb carb cravings including making sure to eat breakfast every single day.
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- Cash-strapped NHS chiefs axe routine surgery for the obese
The two trusts introducing the tests, East and North Hertfordshire and Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Groups, are trying to save £68 million this year.
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- The pill should be taken every day without breaks
Continuous use is the '21st century way to take the pill', according to Professor John Guillebaud from University College London. It may also reduce emergency contraception use.
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- Just a hug is enough to soothe the pain of loneliness
University College London researchers warn cuddles are in threat of being forgotten about, as humans interact digitally more. The findings were published in the journal Scientific Reports.
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- Intelligent people have a higher risk of mental illness
Researchers at Pitzer College screened 3,715 highly-intelligent people for mental illness. They found they had double the rate of mental illness and a higher risk of asthma and allergies than others.
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- Ribena is just as bad for your teeth as Coca Cola
EXCLUSIVE: Tests on 23 beverages revealed the blackcurrant-flavoured drink to be one of the worst offenders for acidity. Ribena Light scored between 2.5-3.5 on the pH chart.
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- Sprouts may make aggressive breast cancers treatable
Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham found compounds in cruciferous vegetables and the herbal drink 'turn off' cancerous genes that influence tumor treatment response.
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- Guide celebrates British countryside to coax foreign GPs
In a frantic drive to plug the growing shortage of doctors, the Royal College of GPs has released a guide to encourage those trained abroad to make the 'overwhelming' move.
- 13 منذ ساعات 18 أكتوبر 17, 3:14مساء -
- Is the answer to dyslexia in our eyes?
Scientists at Oxford University have found that dyslexics have an unusual pattern of cells in their eyes which makes letters appear back to front.
- 13 منذ ساعات 18 أكتوبر 17, 2:48مساء -
- Vaginal mesh victims deserve an apology, Tory MP warns
Dr Sarah Wollaston, health committee chairman, said the Government 'cannot allow' the scandal-hit procedure to continue to be offered to women for problems after childbirth.
- 14 منذ ساعات 18 أكتوبر 17, 2:33مساء -
- HPV vaccines ARE safe
Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark found the jabs are only associated with coeliac disease, which may be due to undiagnosed case being picked up during vaccination.
- 14 منذ ساعات 18 أكتوبر 17, 2:15مساء -
- Taking probiotics in pregnancy helps post-natal depression
Women at risk of depression while pregnant or after giving birth could benefit from increasing their intake of probiotics during pregnancy, according to a New Zealand study.
- 14 منذ ساعات 18 أكتوبر 17, 2:02مساء -
- Study shows the link between migraines and depression
The more migraine headaches someone gets, the more intense their anxiety and depression are likely to be, according to the findings of a new Taiwanese study of 588 migraine sufferers.
- 14 منذ ساعات 18 أكتوبر 17, 1:49مساء -
- One in nine American men has oral HPV reveal new figures
Researchers from the University of Florida found men were more likely to get oral HPV than women. Actor Michael Douglas said in 2013 that he got throat cancer from performing oral sex on his wife.
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- Fitness queen Ashy Bines shares her day on a plate
Australian Instagram star Ashy Bines, from the Gold Coast, has shared the secrets to her diet by revealing what her typical day on a plate looks like.
- 15 منذ ساعات 18 أكتوبر 17, 12:48مساء -
- Just one hospital in England hits targets in the past year
Growing demand is leaving the NHS struggling to serve patients, with Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust in Bedfordshire the only service to have achieved its goals.
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- Engineers have created a motorised mouth guard
The motorised mouth guard created by Venice-based company Unico is expected to be delivered in February 2018 and it will ship anywhere in the world.
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- Smokers face breath tests before NHS surgery
Patients who smoke will be breathalysed to check they have given up before being referred for an operation at East and North Hertfordshire and Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Groups.
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- How to avoid catching a disease from public toilets
NHS physician Dr Preethi Daniel says the most commonly-asked question from patients is about toilets. Her words come amid a hepatitis A outbreak in California linked to public toilets.
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- Don't offer your seat on trains and buses to the elderly
Relatives should urge older loves ones to walk to the shops with their bags, says an Oxford professor. He called on pensioners to 'understand their role' in avoiding being a burden to the NHS by staying fit.
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- Type 2 diabetes breakthrough
Leicester Diabetes Centre experts found semaglutide helped 71 per cent of patients shed pounds - it is believed this is the first type 2 diabetes pill to instigate weight loss. It also halts the condition.
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- The cures of yesteryear including cocaine for toothache
These and many more weird and wacky remedies have been outlined in a new book, Quackery: A Brief History Of The Worst Ways To Cure Everything, written by a Nebraska doctor.
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- Obesity worsens asthma symptoms for children, study finds
A new study published by Pediatric Allergy and Immunology has found that obesity worsens asthma symptoms for children.
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- Dietitian names foods you should not eat during pregnancy
Leading Australian dietitian Melanie McGrice reveals the high-risk foods that can harm mothers-to-be and their unborn babies.
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- Jeyaraj Vadiveloo on how many healthy years we have left
Jeyaraj Vadiveloo, a professor at the University of Connecticut, led a team developing an online calculator to assess a person's 'healthy life expectancy'. Try it here.
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- Getting tipsy in front of kids could harm their wellbeing
Parents who get tipsy in front of their children are having a negative impact on family life, according to a report. They are inclined to cause arguments, be less sensitive and disrupt bedtime routines.
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- Marijuana does change your brain and make you addicted
This new research by Brigham Young University suggests there is still much we do not know about how different properties of the drug impact the brain.
- 1 منذ يوم 18 أكتوبر 17, 12:47am -
- Father dies of asthma attack from California wildfires
Joshua Hoefer (left), 27, of California, experienced a fatal asthma attack as a result of the wildfires last week. He is pictured here with his five-year-old son, Nathan.
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- Too much exercise can kill you if you're a white man
Researchers in Chicago assessed workouts over 25 years and made the surprising discovery that very active white men are 86 percent more likely to experience a buildup of plaque in the arteries.
- 1 منذ يوم 17 أكتوبر 17, 11:46مساء -
- World’s tallest 12-year-old towers above at 7ft 5ins
Gabriel Gomes, from Brazil, suffers from gigantism, caused by a tumour of the pituitary gland. A documentary called Body Bizarre, airing on Thursday, follows the boy's journey.
- 1 منذ يوم 17 أكتوبر 17, 11:33مساء -
- Opioids killed more Americans in 2016 than the Vietnam War
While the Vietnam war claimed 58,200 lives in 19 years and six months, opioids killed 64,070 Americans in 2016 alone, a new report by the Police Executive Research Forum explains.
- 1 منذ يوم 17 أكتوبر 17, 11:32مساء -
- Genes that cause OCD identified by scientists
The findings confirm suspicions that the condition – suffered by David Beckham – is genetic, found a study by The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the US.
- 1 منذ يوم 17 أكتوبر 17, 11:10مساء -
- Lack of sleep nearly triples risk of gestational diabetes
Pregnant women who get less than 6.25 hours of sleep are significantly more likely to develop a form of pregnancy-related diabetes, a new study from the University of Illinois, Chicago finds.
- 1 منذ يوم 17 أكتوبر 17, 10:55مساء -
- Conjoined Congo twins have surgery to separate
One-week-old Anick and Destin were born in a remote village in the DR of Congo. The girls were joined at the abdomen and share some internal organs. They will return home in 3 weeks.
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- Could this explain why boys more likely to have autism?
Figures suggest four boys are diagnosed with autism to every one girl. Experts at the University of Iowa found male mice with a genetic cause show signs of being on the spectrum - but females didn't.
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- Exercise pill PPARD burns fat and grows muscle
Ronald Evans and his team at Salk Institute in San Diego, California, developed a drug that could burn fat and build muscle without working out. They tested the new drug on mice.
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- The humble roundworm offers hope for dementia sufferers
A study from the University of Iowa found that when worms were taught to sniff danger it protected neurons. This could lead to non-pharmaceutical treatment for dementia and Huntington's disease.
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- Strange illness caused Louisville boy to sleep for 2 weeks
Wyatt Shaw, seven, fell into a deep sleep for 11 days after his uncle's wedding in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Doctors thought he had a brain infection but tests came out negative. Seizure medication woke him up.
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- Apple Watch spots NY man’s life-threatening blood clot
James Green, from New York, credits the gadget, which can cost in excess of £1,500, for spotting a life-threatening blood clot in his lungs. His timepiece notified him of a sudden rise in his heart rate.
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- Men may be at-risk of death when receiving blood from mums
Researchers from Sanquin Research in Leiden, the Netherlands, found the most common cause of such deaths is transfusion-related acute lung injury. Women are unaffected by these transfusions.
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- How could a supermarket mesh bag like this be approved?
It’s more than 40 years since women first started to complain that a surgical mesh sling designed to treat post-childbirth damage was causing excruciating pain.
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- Seven hours sleep maximises sleep quality
Researchers from the Third Military Medical University in Chongqing, China, found getting more than nine hours shut eye reduces the stability of sperm's DNA by 40% by hindering testosterone.
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