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Thousands of couples could be spared gruelling IVF with new 5p-sized device6h Updated Thousands of couples could be spared gruelling IVF with new 5p-sized device
Doctors and engineers at the University of Southampton have created a sensor the size of a 5p piece that could diagnose the cause of unexplained infertility.
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Little girl, 9, dies in her sleep after a sudden sugar crash sent her into a diabetic coma 8h Updated Little girl, 9, dies in her sleep after a sudden sugar crash sent her into a diabetic coma 
Nine-year-old Sophia Daugherty slipped into a diabetic coma during a sleepover at a friends house in Pennsylvania, after the diabetic child's blood pressure dropped. She died on Wednesday.
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Workers Overdose on the Job, and Employers Struggle to Respond8h Updated Workers Overdose on the Job, and Employers Struggle to Respond
Many businesses are ill-equipped or unwilling to deal with opioid addiction even as it has driven up health costs and hurt productivity.
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Champion bagpiper whose fingers turned BLACK and had to be amputated9h Champion bagpiper whose fingers turned BLACK and had to be amputated
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Andrew Shilliday, 33, from Dungannon in Northern Ireland developed gangrene in his hands and feet while he was working in the Scottish Highlands.
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68 people left BLIND after botched cataract cure was injected into their eyeballs10h 68 people left BLIND after botched cataract cure was injected into their eyeballs
The patients in Dallas had all been promised clear eyesight from the medication, designed to be a permanent alternative for eye drops. But now, most of them are blind in at least one eye.
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HIV diagnoses rising in gay men under 30, CDC report reveals 11h Updated HIV diagnoses rising in gay men under 30, CDC report reveals 
Since 2008, the rate of new infections for under 30s was four times the rate for gay men aged 30 to 50, who grew up in the harrowing AIDS epidemic. The rate for over 50s remained unchanged.
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Beat Richner, Doctor to Cambodia’s Needy Young, Dies at 7112h Beat Richner, Doctor to Cambodia’s Needy Young, Dies at 71
Dr. Richner turned a war-ravaged pediatric hospital in Phnom Penh into a network of five medical centers that now serve one million patients a year.
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HPV-related cancer treatment gets boost from new shot12h Updated HPV-related cancer treatment gets boost from new shot
University of Pennsylvania researchers have discovered that an shot activates patients' immune systems so they can fight even late stage HPV-related head and neck cancers, a study reveals.
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How binge-drinking in college affects the brain13h Updated How binge-drinking in college affects the brain
Jamie Smolen, a professor of medicine at the University of Florida, has spent years studying alcohol's effect on the brain. Here, he lays out how alcohol is damaging for partying students.
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Pharmaceutical lab forced to stop brewing BEER next to drug-testing equipment14h Pharmaceutical lab forced to stop brewing BEER next to drug-testing equipment
It is hardly the first time for this lab: the same lab just outside Chicago was also reprimanded for brewing beer within feet of testing equipment in 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2014.
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Constipation could be cured by using ELECTRIC ZAPS14h Constipation could be cured by using ELECTRIC ZAPS
Experts at Monash University in Melbourne revealed constipated women having the electric wave therapy were over three times as likely to have two or more bowel movements per week.
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Lavaya Howard dies after suffering from a fist-sized brain tumour14h Updated Lavaya Howard dies after suffering from a fist-sized brain tumour
Lavaya Howard, from Grimsby, had undergone 40 gruelling operations as surgeons desperately battled to rid her of the mass. But they proved unsuccessful and she passed away Monday.
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Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection15h Updated Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
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NHS wins landmark High Court battle with two major drug firms16h Updated NHS wins landmark High Court battle with two major drug firms
A judge rejected an action brought by Bayer and Novartis against 12 NHS clinical commissioning groups in north England relating to Avastin, an age-related macular degeneration drug.
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Fitness blogger Sia Cooper insists her breast implants are POISONING her16h Updated Fitness blogger Sia Cooper insists her breast implants are POISONING her
Sia Cooper, the 29-year-old behind the blog Diary of a Fit Mommy, reveals in a new YouTube video that she has been struggling with extreme fatigue, exhaustion, and hair loss over the past year.
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The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia16h The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia
In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the Shaywitzes are still tracking them.
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Lavaya Howard dies from a fist-sized brain tumour17h Lavaya Howard dies from a fist-sized brain tumour
Lavaya Howard, from Grimsby, had undergone 40 gruelling operations as surgeons desperately battled to rid her of the mass. But they proved unsuccessful and she passed away Monday.
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Quitting fatty foods causes same withdrawal symptoms as coming off drugs17h Quitting fatty foods causes same withdrawal symptoms as coming off drugs
Researchers from the University of Michigan surveyed 231 adults over the course of a year to find they felt sad, tired, bad-tempered and experienced cravings when they cut down on processed foods.
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Death map of the world17h Updated Death map of the world
In a league table of the countries, the UK only ranked 17th best for men and 27th for women. And the US fared even worse, placing 53rd for men and 44th for women.
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Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Step for Wearable Gadgets17h Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Step for Wearable Gadgets
The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.
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Quitting fatty foods causes the same withdrawal symptoms as coming off drugs, study finds19h Updated Quitting fatty foods causes the same withdrawal symptoms as coming off drugs, study finds
Researchers from the University of Michigan surveyed 231 adults over the course of a year to find they felt sad, tired, bad-tempered and experienced cravings when they cut down on processed foods.
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Women who eat a Mediterranean diet face a 22% lower risk of stroke19h Updated Women who eat a Mediterranean diet face a 22% lower risk of stroke
University of East Anglia, researchers compared the stroke risk of 23,000 participants, who were put into four different groups based on how closely they followed the diet, over a 17-year period.
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Swollen pinky finger was a rare sign of deadly tuberculosis for Californian woman, 4220h Swollen pinky finger was a rare sign of deadly tuberculosis for Californian woman, 42
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, revealed the case of a woman who was diagnosed with what they call a 'rare' manifestation of tuberculosis outside of the lungs.
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Neuroscientist reveals the five ways you can boost your boring commute21h Neuroscientist reveals the five ways you can boost your boring commute
Neuroscientist Dr Liron Jacobson works at Peak Labs in London and has shared five ways you can improve your mind during your commute. And none of them involve scrolling on social media.
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NHS 18 week treatment target should be scrapped, health chiefs warn21h NHS 18 week treatment target should be scrapped, health chiefs warn
NHS health chiefs across England warned that many hospitals have already given up on targets for non-urgent surgery to focus efforts on A&E and cancer treatment.
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Ask Well: How Long Do I Retain Immunity?22h Ask Well: How Long Do I Retain Immunity?
Antibody half-life varies tremendously, from about 11 years for tetanus to over 200 years for measles and mumps.
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When Family Members Care for Aging Parents22h Updated When Family Members Care for Aging Parents
My siblings and I joined the ranks of the 15 million or so unpaid and untrained family caregivers for older adults in the United States.
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