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Are YOU an asthma sufferer who never uses their inhaler?

Are YOU an asthma sufferer who never uses their inhaler? »

20 Feb, 2018
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Tiernan Green never regarded his asthma as serious.  If he ever felt tightness of the chest after playing football — something that

Ingenious tips from experts to get 8 hours sleep

Ingenious tips from experts to get 8 hours sleep »

20 Feb, 2018
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We all know that lack of sleep is a major health concern — sleep deprivation can have a knock-on effect on all

Reading crime novels could help ease depression  

Reading crime novels could help ease depression   »

20 Feb, 2018
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Many a bookworm will tell you that curling up with a paperback is a salve for the mind. And it seems scientists

Strike two years ago strikes had a ‘significant impact’

Strike two years ago strikes had a ‘significant impact’ »

20 Feb, 2018
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The junior doctors’ strikes in England two years ago had a ‘significant impact’ on patients – with thousands of appointments cancelled, a

Grey’s Anatomy ‘distorts’ patient expectations

Grey’s Anatomy ‘distorts’ patient expectations »

20 Feb, 2018
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Grey’s Anatomy may be fiction, but a new study warns it is riddled with inaccuracies that skew patients’ understanding of healthcare. The

Can a £1 Gummy Bear made from CANNABIS boost your health?

Can a £1 Gummy Bear made from CANNABIS boost your health? »

20 Feb, 2018
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Earlier this month, Dee Mani, a mother of two from Birmingham , claimed she’d cured her aggressive breast cancer by taking a

A common sex injury women might not know about

A common sex injury women might not know about »

19 Feb, 2018
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There’s a sex injury that’s common, painful – but poorly understood.  A bruised cervix can occur during vigorous sex, or sex with

Photos of artificial limbs given to World War I veterans

Photos of artificial limbs given to World War I veterans »

19 Feb, 2018
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Fascinating images reveal the ‘bionic men’ of World War One after pictures of war veterans given artificial limbs during the early 20th

Experts reveal the four main types of drinkers

Experts reveal the four main types of drinkers »

19 Feb, 2018
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It’s easy to see alcohol consumption being a result of thousands of years of ritual and a lifetime of habit.  But have

Cutting out MSG significantly eases pain, study finds 

Cutting out MSG significantly eases pain, study finds  »

19 Feb, 2018
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Cutting out the controversial takeaway flavour-enhancer monosodium glutamate (MSG) significantly eases pain, new research suggests. Eliminating the food additive, which is also

Patients days from death to be offered ‘compassion’ signs

Patients days from death to be offered ‘compassion’ signs »

19 Feb, 2018
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Hospital patients just hours or days from death are to be offered ‘compassion’ signs near their beds to alert staff and visitors.

7 ridiculous sex myths even smart people believe

7 ridiculous sex myths even smart people believe »

19 Feb, 2018
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When it comes to having sex, there are nuggets of so-called wisdom most of take as gospel.  Those with dodgy hearts or

Peppa Pig does not cause autism, experts insist

Peppa Pig does not cause autism, experts insist »

19 Feb, 2018
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There is no Harvard study that says a British children’s television cartoon causes autism, despite what a social media post claims.  In

Women have twice the risk for fatal heart complications

Women have twice the risk for fatal heart complications »

19 Feb, 2018
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Women are twice as likely to develop fatal heart complications than men, new research warns. The study found mental stress such as

Diabetes could be triggered by virus, scientists warn

Diabetes could be triggered by virus, scientists warn »

19 Feb, 2018
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Viruses may trigger both type 1 and type 2 diabetes because they contain proteins that mimic insulin, a surprise discovery suggests. People

Running can help preserve memory by combating stress

Running can help preserve memory by combating stress »

19 Feb, 2018
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Jogging may be the answer to jogging your memory as new research reveals it strengthens signals in the brain. Exercise has long

Study shows women more attractive in a group than alone

Study shows women more attractive in a group than alone »

19 Feb, 2018
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A new study found that women in groups are rated as more attractive than those alone. Dubbed the ‘cheerleader’ effect, the research,

New hope for Parkinson’s disease cure

New hope for Parkinson’s disease cure »

19 Feb, 2018
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New research has provided fresh hope for a Parkinson’s disease cure. Scientists have discovered excessive calcium levels in the brain may be behind

A single woman's guide to sleeping with a married man

A single woman's guide to sleeping with a married man »

19 Feb, 2018
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Firstly, remember that you two are destined to be together. It's a shame that he's married, but that's just bad luck, and

Be honest, are you a traveller or a plain old tourist?

Be honest, are you a traveller or a plain old tourist? »

19 Feb, 2018
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Beautiful, but does anybody actually look at it? Travel is often sold to us as an exciting, eye-opening adventure. Travel books such

Mother who thought she had flu had a rare brain condition

Mother who thought she had flu had a rare brain condition »

19 Feb, 2018
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A mum who thought she was suffering from flu had in fact been struck down by a rare brain condition that caused

Is the ‘snowflake generation’ too self-obsessed?

Is the ‘snowflake generation’ too self-obsessed? »

19 Feb, 2018
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College students often underestimate the distress their roommates and peers are feeling, new research suggests. Reports of mental health issues have surged

Baby’s heart fails to develop in womb

Baby’s heart fails to develop in womb »

19 Feb, 2018
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A baby girl born with half a heart and only expected to survive for a week is now thriving at 10-months-old after

Man gets 2ND HEART to beat in time with first

Man gets 2ND HEART to beat in time with first »

19 Feb, 2018
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 A 56-year-old man has been left with two hearts after surgeons discovered a donated organ was too small – minutes before a

79-year-old lady has large tumour growing from her cheek

79-year-old lady has large tumour growing from her cheek »

19 Feb, 2018
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An old lady has a tumour the size of a bucket growing from her cheek – but she is too afraid to

Positive outlook on life ‘slows down ageing of the brain’

Positive outlook on life ‘slows down ageing of the brain’ »

18 Feb, 2018
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Researchers have found that pensioners aged between 80 and 100 who have a positive outlook on life can enjoy better cognitive function

Ultrathin smart bodysuit for elderly to track their vitals

Ultrathin smart bodysuit for elderly to track their vitals »

18 Feb, 2018
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Scientists have created the most advanced wearable technology: a second skin that performs heart scans currently only available in a hospital.  The

Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids

Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids »

18 Feb, 2018
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Scientists have created the first ever human-sheep hybrids, paving the way for organs to be grown in animals which can be transplanted

Is anything being done about blood-eating hospital bug?

Is anything being done about blood-eating hospital bug? »

18 Feb, 2018
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A killer ‘blood-eating’ bacterial infection that may have affected thousands of British heart patients has claimed seven more lives in the past

Nell McAndrew’s battle with Lyme disease after park run

Nell McAndrew’s battle with Lyme disease after park run »

18 Feb, 2018
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She has run the London Marathon in under three hours and braved the jungle in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of