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One in five women who use sunbeds are 'tanorexics' The findings from Georgetown University Medical Center suggest that for some young women, education about cancer risks from tanning may not be enough to make them stop.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:02:22 +0100

Yoga and jogging could half risk of heart disease Researchers from HG SMS Hospital in Jaipur, India studied how the combination of yoga and aerobic exercise can impact the heart. They found it improves life expectancy in adults.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:01:32 +0100

Even five minuts of walking cuts your risk of early death Even if you fall short of the golden number of 10,000 daily steps, walking still decreases your risk of an early death, according to a new study from the American Cancer Society.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:01:07 +0100

Sexist doctors are putting their lives at risk Recent studies suggests that sexism within healthcare could be affecting the treatment women receive and how they are diagnosed. Women shared their experiences.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:38:37 +0100

Kate Winslet's yoga instructor reveals her top tips Twenty years on from Titanic, 42-year-old Kate is still thriving in a tough industry. Here, her instructor Niki Perry explains why yoga is the perfect practice to stay fit and happy through it all.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:23:30 +0100

Hepatits A outbreak has killed 19 in San Diego California’s hepatitis A outbreak has claimed 19 lives in San Diego, and 500 cases have been confirmed, as of Tuesday. On Friday, California's governor declared a state of emergency.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:01:07 +0100

Cleft palate charity under fire for insensitive letters The cleft palate charity Kylie Jenner partners with sent out letters saying that children with the condition live out nightmares everyday and comparing them to children in Halloween costumes.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:39:35 +0100

Taking breaks from your diet can help with weight loss Most people trying to lose weight know how pesky those last kilos can be. Luckily new research from the University of Tasmania says taking two-week breaks from your diet can help.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:08:20 +0100

New study says women should give birth lying on their side Expectant mothers are told to stay active in labour or adopt upright positions. But a new study by the University of Birmingham, the largest to date on the issue, questions this advice.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:27:29 +0100

Eating well in your 30s keeps you fit in your 60s Researchers at the University of Southampton tracked the diets of 969 men and women from their 30s into their late 60s. They found those on a Mediterranean diet were more mobile later on.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:04:14 +0100

Beware of your Halloween contact lenses, opticians warn  The warning follows the case of Tia Goode, from Merthyr, Wales, who was left in unbearable pain after ripping off her cornea as she was trying to remove a pair of cat-eye contact lenses in 2015.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:46 +0100

Strictly's Karen Clifton: 10 exercises you can do at home The Strictly star has taken to social media to reveal how she stays in such great shape. Karen is a fan of planks, push ups, mountain climbers, resistance bands and skipping.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:27:57 +0100

Sperm age calculator shows if a man can conceive Researchers from the University of Utah developed a sperm age calculator to determine a man's fertility. They found that age and smoking can impact the genetics of a father's child.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:17:39 +0100

Opioid deaths down in Colorado after marijuana legalized Opioid overdose deaths have fallen 6.5 percent in Colorado in the last two years, since stores there were able to start legally selling recreational marijuana, according to a new study.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:15:00 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:03:14 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:45:09 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:58:02 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:56:57 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:56:49 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:54:03 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:31:30 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:15:38 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:09:27 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:46:59 +0100

Alcohol helps to improve foreign language skills Researchers at the University of Liverpool, Maastricht University and King's College London found that a low dose of alcohol can improve bilingual speakers' ability to speak a second language.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:09 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:06:05 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:56:43 +0100

Butchers and farm shops under spotlight over dirty chicken Butchers and farm shops are under the spotlight amid allegations they are selling dirty chicken. At the same time, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is scaling back the policing of supermarkets.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:11:55 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:38:29 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:27:12 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:21:22 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:14:26 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:48:01 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:33:30 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:15:34 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:02:12 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:49:16 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:20:42 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:48:16 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:44:42 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:05:43 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:13:11 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:51:33 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:14:36 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:31:44 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:10:15 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:29:00 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:09:57 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:33:40 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:00:10 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:47:15 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:10:02 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:46:14 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:33:10 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:32:53 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:10:38 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:55:19 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:48:01 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:29:58 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:58:49 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:28:50 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:50:21 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:38:27 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:20:26 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:18:39 +0100

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.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:33:39 +0100

Meryl Streep reveals her beauty secret that costs nothing Meryl Streep reportedly refuses to touch her face as part of her beauty regime, says to journalist Fi Glover. Touching your face can spread bacteria and cause disease, doctors claim.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:49:02 +0100

Indian girl's cheeks swell due to mysterious condition Suman Kumari, 17, from a slum in Delhi, has seen her face slowly become disfigured - but doctors are baffled as to why it has happened. Her swollen face has caused her problems chewing.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:24:33 +0100

Michigan mother's birth control implant went missing Kelly King, 23, from Greenville, Michigan, decided to get the implant removed just a year after it was placed in her arm due to the severe side effects she endured. It made her feel 'crazy', she said.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:07:18 +0100

Stress is as bad as a high-fat diet for women Researchers from Brigham Young University found only female mice's guts are affected by stress, which is concerning considering women are more at-risk of depression and anxiety, which is linked to stress.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:20:51 +0100

Men sustaining sex injuries has increased by four times According to Stephen Makinde, clinical director of the 'Perfect Balance' clinic in Harley Street, men are suffering from wrist fractures, ankle sprains, back problems and even hernias.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:08:43 +0100

Does it matter when my father takes donepezil? SPONSORED.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:10:15 +0100

Merlin Thomas looks at the truth behind 'unhealthy' habits Cut back on chocolate. Cut down on caffeine. Cut out the booze. These are the first things many of us do to lose weight and feel better. But is it really necessary for a long and healthy life?... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:50:11 +0100

Thinkladder app easing access to mental health tools Smartphone app Thinkladder, built to help people with depression and anxiety, offers empowering insights for users to form healthier thought paths.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:09:29 +0100

What your armpits say about your health Microbes in our armpits are responsible for our body odor, but they're also part of the same system that helps our skin and guts fight off pathogens and may need to be kept in balance, like the gut's.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:33:23 +0100

Best exercises for your body according to a Harvard doctor Long-distance running can be hard on your joints. Harvard professor Dr I-Min Lee outlines alternative workouts which are better for you and can aid weight loss, build muscle and boost heart health.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:29:41 +0100

Can staring at Dodow's blue dot help you beat insomnia? Staring at the ceiling, willing sleep to come to no avail, is a wearing nightly trial for up to a third of British adults. I should know — I’m one of them. For most of my life, I’ve struggled to get to sleep.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:27:25 +0100

Got a bad back? Read this before seeing a chiropractor John Lawler, 80, from York, lost consciousness during treatment at a private chiropractic clinic in the city. He died the next day at Leeds General Infirmary.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:22:25 +0100

NHS trial has a beam of light check your blood pressure A device that monitors blood pressure by shining light along the skin could be available in the next few months.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:18:53 +0100

How to get Janet Jackson's impressively toned shoulders At 51, singer and mother-of-one Janet Jackson recently showed off impressively toned shoulders in a black gown at an LA party — the result of intense workouts that focus on weight training.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:55:31 +0100

Jamie Oliver sugar tax hailed success after sales fall 11% Sales of fizzy drinks fell by 11 per cent at Jamie Oliver's UK restaurants after he imposed his own 10p 'sugar tax' levy, a study has shown. Coca Colas increased to £2.65 at his chain.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:46:57 +0100

How sugar feeds cancer and makes it harder to treat The Dutch study explains why cancer cells rapidly break down sugars without producing much energy - a phenomenon discovered in 1920, dubbed the 'Warburg effect'.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:44:19 +0100

Make-A-Wish Foundation UK makes girl's mermaid wish happen At seven years old, Chloe Wilde is determined to become a mermaid, and absolutely nothing will get in her way. Certainly not the fact that she was born with half a functioning heart.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:18:18 +0100

Ask The Doctor: What's making me want to scratch? A reader writes: 'For the past four months, I have been suffering with itchy skin all over my body. I have red spots, which are mostly small, but occasionally, I get large hives.'... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:08:39 +0100

Over 300 patients sue over defective hip replacements More than 300 UK hip replacement patients have begun a court battle over 'defective' implants that allegedly left them in pain and up to 100 times more likely to need the devices replaced.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:56:39 +0100

Fat cells from your tummy could fix your creaky knees A new procedure for knee pain involves injections of fat taken from the abdomen. John Wakefield, 57, (pictured) from Shiptonthorpe, North Yorkshire, underwent the treatment.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:49:03 +0100

World's first child car seat with airbags launched in UK London-based Maxi Cosi has created a child car seat that detects a collision in 0.05 seconds and instantly inflates bags in the shoulder pads of the harness to protect toddlers from the impact.... Pubdate: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:51 +0100

Teen suffering from rare disease to participate in pageant Macey Brietenback (pictured), 16, from Maryland, lives with a rare, potentially-fatal disease called visceral myopathy, but she will soon participate in a beauty pageant.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:42:57 +0100

Refer NHS patients to Weight Watchers, study suggests Patients sent on the commercial programme also recorded weight loss of 22lbs (10kg) after just a year on average - which keeps type 2 diabetes at bay, researchers led by Bromley Council found.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:30:46 +0100

The HEART clinics helping save cancer patients' lives As she digested the news that her breast cancer had not only come back, but had spread to her bones, Nicola Neame’s ‘overriding concern’ was to get the disease under control.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:13:13 +0100

College students think ADHD medication helped with grades Researchers from NYU found that 29 percent of college students from nine colleges used said ADHD medication boosted their grades. These students weren't diagnosed with the mental disorder.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:51:54 +0100

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop wins ‘worst pseudoscience' award The accolade was issued to the wellness site by UK-based The Skeptic magazine. It comes as Goop posted a feature on the powers of 8 crystals. The page's claims were later amended.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:43:19 +0100

Sugary diets increase risk of opioid addiction Professor Francesco Leri who teaches psychology at the University of Guelph in Canada explains how a person's high fructose corn syrup intake could make them vulnerable to opioid addiction.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:52:41 +0100

Top Balance Nutrition founder discusses protein shakes Maria Bella, dietitian, and Nikki Ostrower, a nutritional expert, in NYC explain why the body needs protein and how powders are not always best after a workout. A lot of protein powders are processed.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:36:25 +0100

Women born by c-section are more likely to have one Researchers from the University of Vienna found females born via c-section due to their mothers having a condition known as fetopelvic disproportion are 2.8 times more likely to have the disorder as well.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:28:56 +0100

Men's heart attack risk starts one decade earlier Researchers from the University Heart Center in Hamburg found men are more likely to suffer from an irregular, abnormally fast heartbeat at a younger age, which increases their risk of a heart attack.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:23:39 +0100

Higher levels of certain proteins lead to a longer life Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio found mice with excess levels of these proteins demonstrated a delay in blood vessel dysfunction associated with aging.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:12:34 +0100

Americans are too fat to fight crime, war and fires More than one quarter of young people in Colorado, the 'fittest' state in the US are too overweight to qualify for military service, according to a new report from the Council for a Strong America.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:07:20 +0100

Results of over 30,000 published studies could be wrong Researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands found that more than 30,000 scientific papers have been published based on results from contaminated cells.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:03:09 +0100

Ellie the robot therapist helps treat soldiers with PTSD Ellie was designed by researchers at the University of South California to speak with soldiers who may fear that their PTSD could affect their career prospects.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:45:02 +0100

Hasselt University: Diesel fumes harm children in the womb The researchers, from Hassselt University in Belgium, found exposure to pollution in the second trimester - between the fourth and sixth months of pregnancy - had the worst impact on the baby.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:25:07 +0100

Asthma sufferers warned about toxic air caused by Ophelia Asthma UK said it is 'deeply concerned' about the Saharan dust the fearsome storm has collected as it begins to strike to the UK. There are 5.4 million asthma sufferers in the UK.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:23:37 +0100

Aussie flu will strike UK badly this winter warns scholar Chris Kutarna, author and research fellow at Oxford University, writing in his new book said 'it is going to be a severe flu season'. Experts are also concerned about the H3N2 strain.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:03:48 +0100

Plymouth mother given a diagnosis after 13 years Jaks Cotten, 28, from Plymouth, has suffered breathing difficulties, bouts of pneumonia, flu, anxiety, depression, aches, and fatigue in the past 13 years. It has cost her nine jobs.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:03:18 +0100

Conjoined Russian twins separated in 30 minutes The twin girls, from Moscow, are now set to make a good recovery after doctors, led to believe their skulls were meshed together, were found to be joined only by skin.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:01:17 +0100

Retirement time-bomb in the GP workforce is exposed Official figures show that 41 per cent – around 10,000 doctors – are 50 or over and are expected to quit within the next five to ten years.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:01:03 +0100

Netherton man sheds 13st to become professional boxer Barrie McRorie, 29, from Netherton, North Lanarkshire was able to shed 13st following the advice of his doctor to have a major bariatric surgery. He now competes as a pro boxer.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:59:51 +0100

Why I won't let doctors give my son the flu vaccine  In Britain, most primary schoolchildren are offered the flu vaccination – it’s a nasal spray rather than a jab these days – for free, which we are told protects them from catching the virus.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:59:42 +0100

Why you shouldn't have surgery in the evening Researchers from the University of Michigan also found such complications are significantly more likely to be severe if the surgery is an emergency, as opposed to being scheduled in advance.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:55:02 +0100

Blueberries help children's reaction times Researcher from the University of Reading built on previous research that revealed the antioxidants 'flavonoids' boost communication between nerve cells and aid brain cell regeneration.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:42:57 +0100

Top 10 ways to boost your metabolism London-based personal trainer and nutritionist recommend starting the day with a nutritious breakfast, building muscle to help burn fat while sleeping and switching coffee to matcha tea.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:41:49 +0100

Test reveals which vitamins you're deficient in As BioCare Clinical Nutritionist, Marta Anhelush, explains, it is useful to know some of the signs and symptoms of potential deficiency.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:31:22 +0100

Lovers are taking up meditation to have 'better sex' The ancient Buddhist philosophy, championed by Hollywood stars Emma Watson and Angelina Jolie, has rocketed in popularity in recent years as scientists uncover its benefits.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:55:58 +0100

Prima ballerina describes battle with trichotillomania Alexandra Meister, 27, was diagnosed with trichotillomania when she was 14. The professional ballerina from Aurora, Ohio, dances with Nashville Ballet and struggles with the urge to pull her hair.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:41:16 +0100

West Yorkshire mother living with cancer in her twenties EXCLUSIVE: Mother-of-one Beth Brown, 26, from West Yorkshire, was a newlywed trying for her second baby when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, at the age of just 22.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:05:43 +0100

NHS faces 'ticking time bomb' from teens' unhealthy habits Poor diet, smoking and inactivity to blame, finds a study on UK's 10-24 year olds. One in 5 secondary school children are obese. Late teen years is the peak age for exposure to health risks with lifelong effects.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:30:17 +0100

HEALTH NOTES: Don't forget your malaria pills, Charlie  Charlie Webster has a warning message to Britons travelling to warmer climates this winter. She is the face of a new campaign to encourage people to take malaria drugs.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:11:04 +0100

London experts warn homeopathy is 'quackery' Experts at Royal Veterinary College London made their conclusion after reviewing more than 50 animal trials that revolved around homeopathy that took place over three decades.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:38:04 +0100

Lifelike 3D vertebrate lets surgeons practice operations EXCLUSIVE Researchers from Nottingham Trent University believe the model will increase doctor's confidence at performing such operations by allowing them to practice in a risk-free environment.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:37:28 +0100

Child model fronted campaigns before her cancer diagnosis Daisy O'Leary Pye, 12, from Lee, south-east London, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, after shooting billboard and television ads.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:29:43 +0100

E-cigarettes are being adapted to smoke illegal drugs 39% of e-cig users use them to take illegal drugs or former 'legal highs', found a study by London's Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. Experts say too little is known about the risks.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:42:41 +0100

NHS hospitals to ban family-sized chocolate bars Family-sized chocolate bars and grab bags of sweets are to be banned from shops in NHS hospitals as part of a new clampdown. Breaching the rules could see funding restricted.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:06:10 +0100

Women should dye hair max six times a year, claims surgeon Professor Kefah Mokbel, of the Princess Grace Hospital in central London, found that women who colour their hair are 14 per cent more likely to suffer breast cancer.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:11:55 +0100

The best exercises for toning your bottom  Nadya Fairweather recommends easy jump squat exercises to help tone your bottom whilst strengthening your legs and core. Nutritionist Shona Wilkinson also advises the best foods.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:31:40 +0100

Obese are to get free flu jabs for the first time Approximately one million adults said to be morbidly obese will qualify for the vaccinations in the United Kingdom after New Zealand and Australia suffered their worst flu outbreak in 50 years.... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:01:45 +0100

Weeping is 'like giving yourself a hug' The researchers from Siena University Hospital in Italy reviewed several other historical theories about the origins and purpose of weeping.... Pubdate: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:11:22 +0100

Device to spare women from 'stigma of incontinence' Stress incontinence is caused by a weakening of the pelvic-floor muscles which control the flow of urine and may affect millions of women in the UK.... Pubdate: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:08:25 +0100

Restaurant tricks putting your child's health at risk The exposé, which investigated some of the UK's best-loved dining chains, found a single meal from some children’s menus contained more than a child’s daily calorie intake.... Pubdate: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:33:35 +0100

Hidden hearing aid that can give deaf people 24/7 sound NHS England surgeons are restoring deaf patients’ hearing with a revolutionary ‘bionic ear’ implant with no external parts – making it impossible to tell a person has it fitted.... Pubdate: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:28:56 +0100

Magic mushrooms may 'reset' brains of depressed patients The active ingredient in magic mushrooms may help depressed patients' brains to 'reboot,' an Imperial College London study shows. Participants reported immediate and lasting improvements.... Pubdate: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:17:22 +0100

Sex addiction is a myth - whatever the famous say  No sooner had the news about Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault allegations broke than he was claiming to be addicted to sex and checking in to an exclusive clinic, writes DR MAX PEMBERTON.... Pubdate: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:58:54 +0100

Christine Bailey reveals the 3-day happiness diet Christine Bailey, a nutritional therapist based in London, is the author of new book, The Brain Boost Diet Plan. Here she reveals some extracts to get you feeling great.... Pubdate: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 05:54:55 +0100

The bizarre ways Fall can affect our health While we've all heard of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), there are many other conditions that are more likely to strike in fall, once summer has become a distant memory, Dr Sarah Brewer explains.... Pubdate: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:26:45 +0100








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