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 US insulin costs per patient nearly DOUBLED from 2012 to 2016 1h 51m Updated US insulin costs per patient nearly DOUBLED from 2012 to 2016
A person with type 1 diabetes incurred annual insulin costs of $5,705, on average, in 2016. The average cost was roughly half that at $2,864 per patient in 2012, according to a report released today.
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 Florida man says a fecal transplant cured him of a life-threatening infection 1h 53m Updated Florida man says a fecal transplant cured him of a life-threatening infection
Douglas Lee, from Hillsborough, Florida, developed a C difficile infection - caused by antibiotics killing both good and bad bacteria - after he got his wisdom teeth removed.
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 How to eat healthy AND cheap: Dietitians reveal their favorite Trader Joe’s products 1h 55m Updated How to eat healthy AND cheap: Dietitians reveal their favorite Trader Joe’s products
Two dietitians revealed their favorite Trader Joe's products that marry the convenience of pre-packaged food with the quality nutrition that comes with eating whole, healthy foods.
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The New Health Care: Stuck and Stressed: The Health Costs of Traffic2h Updated The New Health Care: Stuck and Stressed: The Health Costs of Traffic
The physical and psychological toll of brutal commutes can be considerable.
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 A THIRD of pregnant women do NOT believe cannabis is harmful 2h A THIRD of pregnant women do NOT believe cannabis is harmful
Researchers at the University of British Columbia in Canada delved into the data from 272,000 participants to make the conclusion.
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To Fight Fatty Liver, Avoid Sugary Foods and Drinks 2h To Fight Fatty Liver, Avoid Sugary Foods and Drinks
Children with fatty liver disease sharply reduced the amount of fat and inflammation in their livers by cutting soft drinks, fruit juices and foods with added sugars.
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2h Updated ScienceTake: How Ants Sniff Out the Right Path
They may seem like automatons, but ants are surprisingly sophisticated in their navigational strategies.
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 Scientists discover a new kind of blood vessel in our bones that could help treat arthritis  3h Updated Scientists discover a new kind of blood vessel in our bones that could help treat arthritis 
Scientists at the University Duisburg-Essen, Germany, have discovered capillaries - called trans-cortical vessels - that penetrate the hard shell of bones in mice, providing most of their blood supply.
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 The invisible workload of modern mothers, damaging their mental health 3h The invisible workload of modern mothers, damaging their mental health
A study of hundreds of mothers found most carry the bulk of responsibility for the house, even if they are employed and share many chores with their husbands. That affects their health, experts say.
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 The man who could be KILLED by the cold: 23-year-old suffers rare allergy 3h Updated The man who could be KILLED by the cold: 23-year-old suffers rare allergy
Max Fisher, a graduate from Nottingham who identifies as a man, suffers from cold urticaria, causing red itchy hives all over his body. Wearing a mask outside has led to abuse from strangers.
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 Nutritionist reveals the five natural ways to boost your immune system this flu season  3h Updated Nutritionist reveals the five natural ways to boost your immune system this flu season 
You can boost your immune system naturally with foods such as spicy vegetable soup, says London-based nutritionist Rick Hay.
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 Hope for veterans with PTSD: Brain zapping technique eased symptoms for 60% within 4 weeks 4h Updated Hope for veterans with PTSD: Brain zapping technique eased symptoms for 60% within 4 weeks
The creators at Newport Brain Research Laboratory in California say this one technique has been effective at reducing a wide variety of symptoms, including depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
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Hospital design to be reviewed over pigeon infections4h Updated Hospital design to be reviewed over pigeon infections
An investigation into the design of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital will be held after two patients died.
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 Hope for epileptics as scientists discover device implanted in the brain cuts seizures by 93% 5h Updated Hope for epileptics as scientists discover device implanted in the brain cuts seizures by 93%
Scientists from the University of Ferrara, Italy, created a chip that continuously releases the protein GDNF. This helps produce the chemical messenger dopamine, which reduces seizures.
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 Recovering anorexic whose weight plummeted to 5st 6h Recovering anorexic whose weight plummeted to 5st
Mhairi Stewart, 22, of Glasgow, ate just 300 calories a day and spent up to eight hours exercising while battling anorexia. She is now on the road to recovery.
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 Palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries 7h Updated Palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries
Palm oil is a type of trans fat thought to be found in roughly half of all packaged goods on supermarket shelves in the UK under various names.
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 The woman who could be KILLED by the cold: 23-year-old suffers rare allergy 7h The woman who could be KILLED by the cold: 23-year-old suffers rare allergy
Max Fisher, a graduate from Nottingham, suffers from cold urticaria, causing red itchy hives all over her body. She must wear a mask outside, which has led to abuse from strangers.
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Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed over online abuse by MPs7h Updated Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed over online abuse by MPs
The model is calling for new laws to protect disabled people online after her son Harvey was trolled.
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Doctors: Can a Nice Doctor Make Treatments More Effective?8h Doctors: Can a Nice Doctor Make Treatments More Effective?
Connecting with patients doesn’t just make them think someone cares. It can make a difference for health outcomes.
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 My drive to save lives on every golf course 9h Updated My drive to save lives on every golf course
Former Ryder Cup captain Bernard Gallacher came back from the dead three times after he suffered a cardiac arrest following a day of golf. Now, he's paying his good fortune forward to help others.
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 Rubbing your elbow or toe after you bang them may really help 10h Updated Rubbing your elbow or toe after you bang them may really help
The advantage of this may be that rubbing your own arm or stubbed toe shuts down the brain's response to touch, so that pain does not register either, say researchers at Linköping University in Sweden.
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 Women should do no more than an hour of exercise a day 10h Updated Women should do no more than an hour of exercise a day
Researchers in the Netherlands tracked the activity of 8,000 people in their late 60s for 22 years. The findings were published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
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Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs 11h Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs
Patients receiving new kidneys and livers must take damaging anti-rejection drugs for the rest of their lives. Now researchers hope to train the immune system instead of just tamping it down.
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NHS Wales agency staff costs spiral to cover vacancies16h NHS Wales agency staff costs spiral to cover vacancies
Auditor general Adrian Crompton says he hopes NHS Wales can "continue to bring down and control" costs.
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 Why bloating and fatigue could be a sign you need a medieval cure 17h Why bloating and fatigue could be a sign you need a medieval cure
Corrina Towers, 51, from Great Missenden, suffered relentless fatigue, osteoarthritis in both knees and endured almost constant abdominal bloating and discomfort.
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 Savings not to be sneezed at! You don’t have to splash out to get well  17h Savings not to be sneezed at! You don’t have to splash out to get well 
A recent report showed some versions of cough and cold remedies can be up to an astounding six times more expensive, simply due to their branding and packaging.
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Turtle meat - the ultimate survival diet?18h Turtle meat - the ultimate survival diet?
How one family stayed alive while shipwrecked and adrift on the Pacific Ocean.
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Trump Proposals Could Increase Health Costs for Consumers18h Updated Trump Proposals Could Increase Health Costs for Consumers
President Trump says he wants to reduce drug prices, but some patients could face higher out-of-pocket costs for medicines and other goods and services.
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 Women will be told not to be afraid of smear tests in new NHS campaign 18h Updated Women will be told not to be afraid of smear tests in new NHS campaign
The Public Health England information campaign will launch in six weeks' time. There will be adverts on TV and social media designed to increase take-up of smear tests and screening.
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 Blood test could detect the onset of dementia decades before symptoms are noticed, study finds 18h Updated Blood test could detect the onset of dementia decades before symptoms are noticed, study finds
A new study from Washington University has found increased levels of a protein called neurofilament light chain in the blood match the speed at which the brain loses neurons and shrinks.
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 Going to university will NOT protect you from dementia 19h Updated Going to university will NOT protect you from dementia
A University of California study has found that it is education up to the age of 20 that is the decisive factor whether you will resist the ravages of Alzheimer's disease.
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 SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get Sandra Oh’s arms 19h SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get Sandra Oh’s arms
The Killing Eve star, 47, has worked with Hollywood trainer Dove Rose for two decades and follows a regimen including dance and yoga.
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 How a pair of virtual reality goggles can help you to beat pain    19h How a pair of virtual reality goggles can help you to beat pain   
VR therapy has been used since 2000 in specialist clinics to reduce pain in patients with burns, and is now becoming more widely available.
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 ASK THE GP: Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions  19h Updated ASK THE GP: Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions 
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he advises on deviated septums.
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 Are desperate cancer patients who raise money online falling prey to quack medicine? 19h Are desperate cancer patients who raise money online falling prey to quack medicine?
While crowdfunding is helping patients gain access to conventional but costly mainstream treatment, people also use it for treatment at clinics offering alternative medicine.
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 Why did it take 40 years for me to be diagnosed with autism?  19h Why did it take 40 years for me to be diagnosed with autism? 
Sophia Grech, 48, from London, describes her lifelong struggle with the condition as ‘a living hell’ - not least because she didn't know she had it.
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 Michigan girl, 11, born with limp arms and legs could soon WALK for the first time  20h Michigan girl, 11, born with limp arms and legs could soon WALK for the first time 
Ali Stone, 11, was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a rare disorder that causes curved joins and has left her wheelchair-bound. But Dr David Feldman says he can get her walking.
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 Family desperately searches for bone marrow donor for five-year-old daughter 20h Family desperately searches for bone marrow donor for five-year-old daughter
Norah Gratz-Lazarus, from Alameda, was diagnosed with fanconi anemia, a disorder in which bone marrow makes too few blood cells. Her family say they need 10,000 new donors to find a match.
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 Tiny skin patch the size of a dollar coin uses your sweat to measure health risks without a needle  21h Updated Tiny skin patch the size of a dollar coin uses your sweat to measure health risks without a needle 
Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a wearable that acts like a lab on a skin patch, measuring chemicals like sugar and pH levels to help track patients health, needle free.
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 How to feel great on Blue Monday: 11 tips 21h Updated How to feel great on Blue Monday: 11 tips
By Blue Monday most of us will have broken our New Year’s resolutions and the majority of us still have at least another week or more until we get paid. But these tips can help.
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Is it OK to take the pill every day without a break?22h Updated Is it OK to take the pill every day without a break?
Women can avoid monthly bleeding if they run oral contraceptive pill packets back to back - but is it safe?
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In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a Peanut Allergy24h Updated In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a Peanut Allergy
The conflict over accommodating a child’s allergy turned into a legal battle that highlights the isolation that people with food allergies often face.
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 Doctors told to DOUBLE the dose of antibiotics gonorrhoea patients are given 24h Doctors told to DOUBLE the dose of antibiotics gonorrhoea patients are given
The British Association of Sexual Health and HIV has published new guidelines for doctors treating gonorrhoea and says they should be given a dose twice as high as current recommendations.
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Sickle cell: Call The Midwife shines spotlight on disease25h Sickle cell: Call The Midwife shines spotlight on disease
Sickle cell carriers took to social media to praise the show's portrayal of the genetic disease.
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The Checkup: Helping Children Conquer Chronic Pain25h Updated The Checkup: Helping Children Conquer Chronic Pain
There is strong evidence for using psychological treatment for chronic pain, but that does not mean the pain isn’t real.
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 Is pollution making you depressed? Sadness spikes when air quality drops, study finds  25h Is pollution making you depressed? Sadness spikes when air quality drops, study finds 
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology studied social media users in China, were air pollution is rife. They found sadness was more common when air quality dropped.
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 Twin baby girls were both diagnosed with a rare eye cancer just DAYS after being born 26h Updated Twin baby girls were both diagnosed with a rare eye cancer just DAYS after being born
Twins Ella and Eve, of Pennsylvania, were diagnosed with bilateral retinoblastoma by the time they were one-month-old. Although off chemo for now, the disease could return at any time.
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TAKE a Number: A Rising Threat to Pregnant Women: Syphilis26h TAKE a Number: A Rising Threat to Pregnant Women: Syphilis
The S.T.D. has gained ground among all women in the U.S., including those who are expecting.
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 Number of visits to England’s A&E departments by homeless people ‘has more than TREBLED since 2011’ 26h Number of visits to England’s A&E departments by homeless people ‘has more than TREBLED since 2011’
The British Medical Association found nearly 32,000 homeless people visited A&E departments in England last year. They blame rising admissions on Government cuts and drugs.
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 Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo is moving towards a major city home to one million inhabitants 27h Updated Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo is moving towards a major city home to one million inhabitants
Health experts warn Ebola could be spreading from the north of the North Kivu province to the south, where it could wreak havoc on Goma, a busy trading city with close links to Rwanda.
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 Whether you are an apple or pear depends on your genes 28h Whether you are an apple or pear depends on your genes
A study of more than 360,000 volunteers by Uppsala University found where a person stores their fat is determined by 98 points in their DNA - of which 37 are stronger in women.
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 Toddler is overcoming a horrific reaction to steroid creams 29h Updated Toddler is overcoming a horrific reaction to steroid creams
Colby Chun, now 20 months old, of Honolulu, Hawaii, was prescribed steroid-based creams, wet wraps and oral drugs in June 2017 to treat a small patch of eczema on his ear.
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Thames Water staff offering mental health support to colleagues29h Thames Water staff offering mental health support to colleagues
Some companies are offering help and support to employees with mental health issues.
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 Wheelchair-bound girl struggles to pour herself a drink because of rare muscle weakening condition 30h Wheelchair-bound girl struggles to pour herself a drink because of rare muscle weakening condition
Sophie Anderson has the genetic Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type Two (SMA). She has been in a wheelchair since she was diagnosed at 12 months old.
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Brexit: Concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor30h Brexit: Concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor
A report by Public Health Wales looks at the potential consequences of any form of Brexit.
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 Obese mother who vowed to lose weight after becoming stuck in a TURNSTILE loses EIGHT STONE 30h Obese mother who vowed to lose weight after becoming stuck in a TURNSTILE loses EIGHT STONE
Aimee Medler, 26, from Norwich, was encouraged to lose weight after her 22st frame became wedged in a turnstile at Great Yarmouth race track. She now weighs in at 14st.
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 ‘Promising’ test could predict whether breast cancer will come back 31h ‘Promising’ test could predict whether breast cancer will come back
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh studied tumour samples from women with breast cancer and found hormone therapy drugs aromatase inhibitors triggered tell-tale genetic changes.
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Personal Health: When Cancer Meets the Internet32h Personal Health: When Cancer Meets the Internet
Dr. Google doesn’t always know what’s best.
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36h Meanwhile: Radon Causes Cancer. These Tourists Drink It Up.
The E.P.A. warns that radon causes cancer. But some tourists head to mines in Montana to soak it up.
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