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Immune-Based Treatment Helps Fight Aggressive Breast Cancer, Study Finds7h Immune-Based Treatment Helps Fight Aggressive Breast Cancer, Study Finds
Combining immunotherapy and chemotherapy can help women with an aggressive type of breast cancer and should become their new standard of care.
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Child has 11 live worms plucked from their eyeball12h Child has 11 live worms plucked from their eyeball
The child, called Dong Dong, was treated in China's Shaanxi provence, after the parasitic worms became visible on the surface of their eyeball as well as inside the eyelid.
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Advice From Health Care’s Power Users13h Advice From Health Care’s Power Users
When you’re sick, the health care system can be scary and confusing. But in a recent survey, seriously ill Americans shared some hard-won wisdom.
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When women got pills for hysteria and advice to keep vaginas clean18h When women got pills for hysteria and advice to keep vaginas clean
A Royal College of Nursing exhibition charts the strange, sometimes disturbing history of women's healthcare.
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What should you look for in a therapist?20h What should you look for in a therapist?
Edward A. Johnson, professor of clinical psychology at the University of Manitoba, is constantly asked for names of good therapists. Here, he explains how to pick one.
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Silent disco for Hertfordshire dementia care home residents22h Silent disco for Hertfordshire dementia care home residents
People living with dementia put on their dancing shoes and boogie to Ol' Blue Eyes.
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Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’23h Updated Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’
In a statement, the American Society of Human Genetics said “there can be no genetics-based support of claiming one group as superior to another.”
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Husband and wife BOTH diagnosed with breast cancer within weeks of each other24h Updated Husband and wife BOTH diagnosed with breast cancer within weeks of each other
Ken and Jane Gremling have shared everything since they got married in 1971, just three weeks after they started dating. But they never expected to receive identical breast cancer diagnoses.
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150-year-old muscle relaxant drug could boost radiotherapy26h 150-year-old muscle relaxant drug could boost radiotherapy
Scientists at Ohio State University believe papaverine could make the common cancer treatment more effective by controlling how much energy cells need.
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Black women are 42% more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the US 28h Black women are 42% more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the US 
Two biology researchers from Georgia State University describe the racial gap, why it eludes scientists, and what we are learning about how to close the gap.
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The eye-watering sums paid to interim NHS managers28h The eye-watering sums paid to interim NHS managers
Chris Bown, chief executive of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust, was paid £70,000 for just six weeks of work.
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Juuls ARE more addictive to teenagers than other vapes, study finds30h Updated Juuls ARE more addictive to teenagers than other vapes, study finds
About 16 percent of high school students in California use Juuls, and two thirds of those that have ever tried one of the devices continued to do so, new Stanford University research found.
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The SEVEN signs you’re not eating enough protein31h The SEVEN signs you’re not eating enough protein
If you’re not eating enough protein, your body will have no choice but to break down muscle to ensure its needs, according to registered British nutritionist May Simpkin.
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Project Baseline Aims to Ward Off Illness Before We Get Sick31h Updated Project Baseline Aims to Ward Off Illness Before We Get Sick
Researchers are recruiting 10,000 volunteers to discover the earliest warning signs of cancer, heart disease and other killers.
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Flu vaccine delays for NI over-65s31h Updated Flu vaccine delays for NI over-65s
Manufacturing constraints mean some jabs won't be available until late November, says chief medical officer.
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End of life care: How to talk to someone who is dying31h End of life care: How to talk to someone who is dying
People with terminal illnesses share their experiences of talking about death.
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Depressed? The places not to live if you need help32h Updated Depressed? The places not to live if you need help
NHS talking therapy service is failing patients in one in seven areas of England, BBC analysis shows.
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Smoking cannabis may boost your risk of stroke scientists fear32h Smoking cannabis may boost your risk of stroke scientists fear
Researchers from Avalon University, Ohio found that stroke increased by 15 per cent among marijuana users between 2010 and 2014. But rates of stroke among non-cannabis users didn't change.
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Incredible transformation of cancer-stricken teenager32h Incredible transformation of cancer-stricken teenager
Kambou Sie travelled from his hometown of Bondoukou in the Ivory Coast to Italy, where he underwent life-changing surgery on a giant tumour that was engulfing his whole face.
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Deafness could be reversed? Scientists discover how to regrow lost cells in the ear32h Updated Deafness could be reversed? Scientists discover how to regrow lost cells in the ear
Researchers from the University of Rochester found that viruses, genetics and even existing drugs could cause little hairs to regrow in the inner ear. These hairs pick up on noises entering the ear.
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33h Updated Why White Supremacists Are Chugging Milk (and Why Geneticists Are Alarmed)
The appropriation of genetic research by those with extremist views on race has scientists grappling with how to respond.
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Pharmacists have been told to check whether young children really need EpiPens34h Updated Pharmacists have been told to check whether young children really need EpiPens
The NHS has told chemists to ask parents how many adrenaline pens they have at home before deciding how many to give out. Only children with no pens should get the standard prescription.
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Scientists warn a third of UK-caught fish contains small specks of plastic35h Scientists warn a third of UK-caught fish contains small specks of plastic
Microfibres from synthetic materials like polyester are one of the most significant contributors to plastic pollution in rivers and seas. Greenpeace has said 60% of clothing now contains polyester.
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Ask Well: Are Some People More Sensitive to Drug Side Effects?37h Ask Well: Are Some People More Sensitive to Drug Side Effects?
Differences in the way your body metabolizes drugs might render you prone to side effects.
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Pioneering implant that can revitalise failing hearts  37h Pioneering implant that can revitalise failing hearts  
A nerve-stimulating implant is to be offered to British patients with debilitating heart failure, giving hope to thousands for whom standard treatments offer no relief.
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Why is this African town letting mosquitoes in?39h Why is this African town letting mosquitoes in?
The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.
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Father, 29, diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour after suffering aching testicles40h Updated Father, 29, diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour after suffering aching testicles
Jack Donovan, 29, from Pentwyn, Cardiff, made numerous trips to A&E where he complained of the seemingly unrelated symptoms acid reflux, headaches and testicular pain.
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17 people fall ill with measles in New York after people return from a trip to Israel with the virus41h Updated 17 people fall ill with measles in New York after people return from a trip to Israel with the virus
After several people returned from Israel, which is in the throes of a major measles outbreak, six people in Brooklyn and 11 in Rockland County have fallen sick - all in Hasidic Jewish communities
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