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1h 50m Eating disorders: Over-65s unable to access some clinics
Over-65s with eating disorders are being prevented from accessing specialist clinics.
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Depression rates are twice as high among gay and queer teens, study finds1h 52m Updated Depression rates are twice as high among gay and queer teens, study finds
A new study from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Rhode Island found that gay, lesbian and bisexual teens' rates of depression rose slightly from 51.4% in 1999 to 51.9% in 2017.
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Cancer-causing stomach bug has become TWICE as hard to treat with antibiotics in the last 20 years2h Updated Cancer-causing stomach bug has become TWICE as hard to treat with antibiotics in the last 20 years
Rates of resistance of Helicobacter pylori against clarithromycin jumped from under 10 per cent in 1998 to almost 22 per cent last year, according to French scientists.
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Scientists discover signs a virus may trigger polio-like illness2h Updated Scientists discover signs a virus may trigger polio-like illness
Acute flaccid myelitis has left nearly 600 in the US - mostly children - with life-threatening paralysis. At last University of California, San Francisco, scientists found signs it's caused by enteroviruses.
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Controversial fecal transplants brought relief for 50% IBS sufferers2h Updated Controversial fecal transplants brought relief for 50% IBS sufferers
A new study from the University of Bergen in Norway found that 47% of IBS patients who received two fecal transplants from a 'super donor' said their symptoms completely disappeared.
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Why ready meals can actually be HEALTHIER than homemade3h Updated Why ready meals can actually be HEALTHIER than homemade
Good health put packaged foods to the test by swapping a similar sized portion of home-cooked breakfasts, lunches and dinners for processed versions bought in the supermarket for a week.
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Coal soap can soothe an itchy scalp. DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions4h Coal soap can soothe an itchy scalp. DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
ASK THE GP: For four months I have been suffering from an itchy scalp. There are no visible blemishes, but it is very irritating. The chemist suggested using a special shampoo. I am 79.
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Parents have a moral duty to give their children the MMR jab warns Health Secretary Matt Hancock 4h Parents have a moral duty to give their children the MMR jab warns Health Secretary Matt Hancock 
Health Secretary Matt Hancock (pictured) says unvaccinated youngsters may catch measles themselves and then infect vulnerable, high-risk patients.
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$260 Million Opioid Settlement Reached at Last Minute With Big Drug Companies5h Updated $260 Million Opioid Settlement Reached at Last Minute With Big Drug Companies
The deal involves large pharmaceutical distributors and Teva, resolving cases that sought redress from the devastation caused by two decades of opioid abuse.
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Baby girl who was born weighing less than 1 pound goes home after five months in intensive care 5h Baby girl who was born weighing less than 1 pound goes home after five months in intensive care 
Kallie Bender, from Gilbert Arizona, was born in May 2019 at 25 weeks weighing 13.1 ounces and measuring 10.5 inches long. After five months in the NICU, she is finally going home.
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Family of sick baby who suffered a cardiac arrest in his sleep are trying to raise £120,0005h Updated Family of sick baby who suffered a cardiac arrest in his sleep are trying to raise £120,000
Michael Labuschagne, now 10 months, of Bristol, was rushed to hospital at 14 weeks old. Doctors discovered he had a rare heart tumour which can only be operated on in Boston.
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Taking Ayahuasca When You’re a Senior Citizen7h Updated Taking Ayahuasca When You’re a Senior Citizen
Some older adults are dabbling in this powerful psychedelic, which is mostly illegal in the United States.
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Meditation makes drugs for treating opioid addiction 1.5 times more effective7h Updated Meditation makes drugs for treating opioid addiction 1.5 times more effective
A new study from Rutgers University in New Jersey, found those recovering from opioid addiction were better at controlling cravings if they practiced mindfulness along with using methadone.
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What to Know About the Landmark Opioid Trial Starting Monday9h Updated What to Know About the Landmark Opioid Trial Starting Monday
Here’s a guide to the first federal case in which local governments seek redress for the financial toll of a 20-year epidemic.
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Carl Safina Is Certain Your Dog Loves You10h Carl Safina Is Certain Your Dog Loves You
Animals have rich emotional lives, the ecologist argues. The evidence is “right in front of your eyes.”
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Psoriasis Tied to Increased Cancer Risk11h Psoriasis Tied to Increased Cancer Risk
Among people with psoriasis, the risk of skin, esophageal, liver and pancreatic cancer was particularly high.
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What Causes a Mysterious Paralysis in Children? Researchers Find Viral Clues11h What Causes a Mysterious Paralysis in Children? Researchers Find Viral Clues
In one study, nearly 70 percent of children with the disease had antibodies to common enteroviruses that usually produce mild effects but can sometimes cause neurological problems.
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11h Prime editing: DNA tool could correct 89% of genetic defects
New technology - called prime editing - is like a "genetic word processor" able to re-write DNA.
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The dance class designed to keep you twinkle-toed11h The dance class designed to keep you twinkle-toed
Angela Neustatter, 76, tried out a class from the Dance to Health programme, designed to stop us from falling over. The session combines physiotherapy exercises with dance routines.
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11h Updated Dementia in football: Ex-players three and a half times more likely to die of condition
Former professional footballers are three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than people of the same age range in the general population, according to new research.
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Potato puree is just as good for athletes at boosting their performance as carb gels12h Updated Potato puree is just as good for athletes at boosting their performance as carb gels
The 60g dose every hour acted as 'race fuel' for fatigued cyclists in a study at the University of Illinois. It worked as well as trendy carbohydrate gels which are mostly high in sugar.
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Major Drug Companies Agree to Last-Minute Settlement of Opioid Trial12h Updated Major Drug Companies Agree to Last-Minute Settlement of Opioid Trial
A broader deal may be announced later in the day. The settlement involves large pharmaceutical distributors and Teva, resolving cases that sought redress from the devastation caused by two decades of opioid abuse.
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Mother loses her arm after catching a flesh-eating bug13h Mother loses her arm after catching a flesh-eating bug
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Keirra Eames, 26, of Utah, had necrotising fasciitis which led to sepsis. She had woken up in the night with pain in her arm.
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A Nazi Version of DDT Was Forgotten. Could It Help Fight Malaria?14h Updated A Nazi Version of DDT Was Forgotten. Could It Help Fight Malaria?
Scientists have rediscovered a compound developed by German researchers during World War II. It appears to be more effective and perhaps safer than DDT.
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14h Dementia death in footballers three and a half times more likely than in general population
Former professional footballers are three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than people of the same age range, says new research.
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Essure coil leaves woman in agony for more than five years15h Updated Essure coil leaves woman in agony for more than five years
EXCLUSIVE: Amy Speers (left, right and inset), 34, from County Down, Bangor, Northern Ireland, was left in agony for more than five years after having an Essure sterilisation implant.
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Raising a Twinless Twin15h Updated Raising a Twinless Twin
I didn’t want my daughter to experience survivor guilt or worse, to feel incomplete, as if she were part of a broken set.
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Be Humble, and Proudly, Psychologists Say17h Be Humble, and Proudly, Psychologists Say
Humility is not the boldest of personality traits, but it’s an important one, studies find. And it’s hard to fake.
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When Teen Drinking Becomes a Disorder17h When Teen Drinking Becomes a Disorder
Why are some adolescents more vulnerable than others to excessive and risky alcohol use?
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Steps to Prevent Dementia May Mean Taking Actual Steps17h Steps to Prevent Dementia May Mean Taking Actual Steps
Brain-training apps can’t match the several ways that exercise benefits the mind, research shows.
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The Silent Heart Attack You Didn’t Know You Had17h The Silent Heart Attack You Didn’t Know You Had
Millions of people are unaware that they have had a silent myocardial infarction and are at risk of having another attack that could cause severe damage or death.
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Marijuana and Vaping: Shadowy Past, Dangerous Present19h Marijuana and Vaping: Shadowy Past, Dangerous Present
A technology initially promoted to help cigarette smokers has transformed marijuana use, too. Now, with cases of severe lung illness rising, health investigators are warning people to stop vaping cannabis.
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British and US scientists in £55m bid to detect cancers before tumours even appear19h British and US scientists in £55m bid to detect cancers before tumours even appear
A ground-breaking tie-up between leading researchers in Britain and the US aims to detect the disease before it even appears in the body - saving millions of lives.
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Teach primary school pupils CPR and other life-saving skills from age nine26h Teach primary school pupils CPR and other life-saving skills from age nine
Some 30,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest in the UK every year, and fewer than one in seven survive.
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26h Measles, mumps and rubella: How do we eliminate them?
A future free of the three diseases is "within reach" despite recent outbreaks, a health boss says.
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U.S.A. Triathlon Embraces CBD30h U.S.A. Triathlon Embraces CBD
The national governing body for triathlon will become the first organization of its type to sign a deal with a company that sells products containing cannabidiol.
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Paul Polak, Entrepreneur for Those Living on $2 a Day, Dies at 8631h Paul Polak, Entrepreneur for Those Living on $2 a Day, Dies at 86
A former psychiatrist and real-estate speculator turned to helping the poor make money by selling foot pumps, charcoal and clean water
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NHS will make all prescriptions electronic next month38h NHS will make all prescriptions electronic next month
From November 18, all GP practices in England will switch to electronic prescribing - meaning patients will no longer have to hand in a physical copy of their prescription to chemists.
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Midwives should wait two minutes before clamping umbilical cord to save lives41h Midwives should wait two minutes before clamping umbilical cord to save lives
The lives of 1,500 premature babies could be saved every year if midwives wait two minutes before clamping the umbilical cord, according to researchers.
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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: How can I stop forgetting passwords? Does gum disease really cause heart attacks?44h DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: How can I stop forgetting passwords? Does gum disease really cause heart attacks?
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY answers questions about drinking coffee while intermittent fasting, whether bad teeth affect the heart and potential flu jab allergies.
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